Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

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20 min.
56 min.
24 cookies (2 dozen)

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies make a perfect after-dinner sweet treat.


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, (we recommend Land O Lakes® Butter)
  • 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
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

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.

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.

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Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Everybody loved these, will make again. Added to my favorite cookies for Christmas list.

- A Ruvo from Connellsville, PA

Holiday Baking

Excellent, reminds me of the little candies in the store you can buy that has the chocolate mint mix....this would be great for the holidays but Ill have to make extra because my kids gobbled them up!

- Erica Staats from Macy, IN


Mint is my favorite flavor, and these cookies are the best I've tasted!

- Marina Hartung from Manhattan, KS

Christmas Tradition

I first made these two years ago for a Christmas party at work. Since then I've had many requests for them and now they have become a Christmas tradition for us. Easy and excellent!

- Bonnie M. from Alpharetta, GA

Won $50 gift certificate

We had a cookie bake off at company Christmas party and these cookies won! My husband and sons love them as well. I'm not keen on mint, but they are a hit for those that do.

- sandy fercho from canton, michigan

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 24

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 40
  • Total Fat: 4g (71% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 20mg (6% of DV)
  • Sodium: 80mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 28g (9% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (2% of DV)
  • Sugars: 21g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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