Ande’s Mint Cookies

Andes Mint Cookies

This is one of Beau’s favorite recipes from his mom.  These Ande’s Mint Cookies are pure chocolate mint yumminess.

Ande’s Mint Cookies

Ande’s Mint Cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c. butter
  • 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Heat ingredients in a small saucepan until chocolate chips are melted, then add:
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Instructions

  • Shape rounded tablespoons into balls and place on a cookie sheet. Lightly press each ball to flatten. Bake at 350 for 9-11 minutes. Right when removing from the oven, while still hot, place an Ande's Mint on top of each cookie. When they melt smooth the chocolate evenly over the top. Cool completely before serving.
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Comments

  1. Although I don't care for mint, my kids LOVE mint and chocolate together. They may claim me in public if I make these cookies for them :)

  2. Andy will feel pretty cool if I make "Andes cookies" for him! It isn't Christmas without some Andes mints for my hubby! But, I don't know if I'll be able to wait until Christmas to try this recipe. I love your site. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I just LOVE this website!!! Your recipes are AMAZING!!! Thank you for all your hard work for putting this blog together.

  4. Yes…these were delicious! Like homemade "Girl Scout Thin Mints." I ran out of Andes mints so stirred some chocolate chips into the remaining dough. Equally delicious!

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  6. OK, I lOVE your blog, BUT, I tried these cookies, and melting everything turned the cookies dark, and when we cooked them they were so thin they covered the pan.
    Bleh.
    What did we do wrong???

  7. I just tried these, and the batter for me was definitely darker – the cookie matched the chocolate topping!
    They're still delicious, though. Now I need a glass of milk…

    To help keep them from spreading too much while baking, chill the dough for at least a half hour before rolling into balls and placing on the cookie sheet. That'll give the butter a chance to firm up, which helps the cookies hold their shape during baking.

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