Double Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe
- 2 ½ cups butter, softened
- 4 cups white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 ½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: Cream together, butter, sugar and eggs. Mix in remaining ingredients. Blend well.
step 3: Drop by teaspoonful onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8-9 minutes. Cookies will be soft. Cool about 1 minute on cookie sheet then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
step 4: Recipe Variation: For a different flavor, omit peppermint extract and use a total of 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Also substitute peanut butter flavored chips for the chocolate chips.