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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sugar Cookie Mix

Mint chocolate chip cookies are a delicious twist on a classic treat, combining the refreshing flavor of mint with the rich, indulgent taste of chocolate. If you’re in a hurry and don’t have the time to make cookies from scratch, you can easily use a sugar cookie mix as the base for your mint chocolate chip cookies. Here’s how to do it.

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Why Make a Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie for the Holidays?

Mint chocolate chip cookies are a delicious and festive addition to any holiday spread. They have all the classic flavors of the season – mint, chocolate, and a hint of sweetness – which make them the perfect treat to enjoy during the winter months. Plus, they’re super easy to make and can be dressed up with holiday sprinkles or green frosting to add some extra cheer.

Another reason to make mint chocolate chip cookies for Christmas is that they’re a refreshing alternative to the more traditional holiday sweets like gingerbread and fruitcake. If you’re looking to mix things up and offer your guests something a little different, these cookies are sure to be a hit. They’re also a great option for anyone who isn’t a fan of the more traditional holiday flavors, as the mint and chocolate combination is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. So why not give them a try this holiday season and add some minty freshness to your cookie tray?

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Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 package of sugar cookie mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick of melted butter (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon of mint extract
  • 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips
  • Green food coloring (optional)
5 mint chocolate chip cookie on a white plate on a blue green table and blue green pine tree background

How to Make Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies with a Sugar Cookie Mix

  1. Preheat your oven to 350ยฐF (180ยฐC).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar cookie mix, egg, and melted butter (or vegetable oil) according to the package instructions.
  3. Stir in the mint extract and a few drops of green food coloring, if using. The food coloring will give your cookies a more authentic minty green color, but it’s optional.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop rounded tablespoon-sized balls of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until they are lightly golden around the edges.
  7. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

These mint chocolate chip cookies are a refreshing and delicious treat that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert for a summer barbecue or a festive treat for the holiday season, these cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy!

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5 mint chocolate chip cookie on a white plate on a blue green table and blue green pine tree background

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sugar Cookie Mix


Description

These easy mint chocolate chip cookies are made with a sugar cookie mix, making them a quick and delicious treat that’s perfect for any occasion. The refreshing mint flavor pairs perfectly with the rich chocolate chips.


Ingredients

Units Scale

    • 1 package of sugar cookie mix
    • 1 egg
    • 1 stick of melted butter (or vegetable oil)
    • 1 teaspoon of mint extract
    • 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips
    • Green food coloring (optional)


Instructions

    1. Preheat your oven to 350ยฐF (180ยฐC).
    2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar cookie mix, egg, and melted butter (or vegetable oil) according to the package instructions.
    3. Stir in the mint extract and a few drops of green food coloring, if using. The food coloring will give your cookies a more authentic minty green color, but it’s optional.
    4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
    5. Drop rounded tablespoon-sized balls of dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
    6. Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until they are lightly golden around the edges.
    7. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.


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