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Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Chocolate Mint Drop CookiesEnjoy these minty chocolate cookies to satisfy an after dinner sweet tooth.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
144 (approximately) small pastel dessert mints or candy corn

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Beat 1 cup sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well mixed. Add cocoa, egg, vanilla extract, baking powder and baking soda; beat until well mixed. Gradually beat in flour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in 2 tablespoons sugar. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Immediately press 3 mints on top of each cookie. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 2 dozen cookies.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 160 Calories from Fat: 40 Total Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 2.5 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 80 mg Carbohydrates: 28 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 21 g Protein: 1 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.