Chocolate Mint Cookies (#CanadianCookies)

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Chocolate and Mint together are my absolute favourite! That is why I absolutely LOVE these cookies!

FYI: Be careful when measuring the peppermint extract! I once made grasshopper pie that tasted like mouthwash!

Chocolate Mint Cookies

3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup icing csugar
2 squares (1 once each, unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled)
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. With an electric mixer, cream butter and icing sugar.
  2. Beat in chocolate and mint extract.
  3. Gradually add flour.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Note: The dough will be quite soft

  6. Drop by Tablespoon approximately two inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until firm.
  8. Cool for 5 minutes before transferring to wire cooling racks.
  9. Cool completely

2 Tbsp butter, softened
1 cup icing sugar
1 Tbsp milk
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
green food colouring (not necessary, but makes them more festive)

1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 tsp shortening


  1. Combine all icing ingredients and beat together until smooth
  2. Spread over cooled cookies
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening and stir until smooth.
  4. With a spoon (or a ziplock bag with a hole cut in the bottom), drizzle over top of cookies

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16 Responses to Chocolate Mint Cookies (#CanadianCookies)

  1. These sound so yummy! I’m making my white chocolate cranberry cookies this morning, will be adding to the Exchange link later today! 🙂

  2. Annie1 says:

    I adore a chocolate & mint combo! If we ever have Purdy’s chocolates in the house, those are the first to go!

    This recipe sounds fantastic and I may just have to make these delectible sounding cookies!


  3. Shairbearg says:

    Sounds super yummy!!

  4. Cheryl says:

    I just love Mint Chocolate! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I can’t wait to try it.

  5. Tammy D says:

    I love mint and chocolate together, these cookies sound amazing. Thanks for sharing the recipe, definitely going to save it in my online recipe box 🙂

  6. Victoria S says:

    Totally good all year round!

  7. jopfoh says:

    these sound wonderful thanks

  8. jopfoh says:

    my son would love these thanks for the post

  9. Amy Lovell says:

    these sound soo yummy! MAy have to make these for a potlucvk coming up!

  10. Cheryl says:

    Two of my favourite things…chocolate and mint!

  11. Shirley OFlynn says:

    I love the mint & chocolate combination. These cookies sound delicious. I will have to give this recipe a try.

  12. Amy says:

    I love mint. I’m going to have to make this recipe with my kids. They sound really yummy.

  13. elizamatt says:

    I’m glad I found this recipe, everyone in my family loves mint chocolate (eg After Eight or such) so these would definitely be a huge success 🙂

  14. Cheryl says:

    Chocolate and mint are such a yummy combo!! Our daughter just loves so I will have to try 🙂

  15. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    I love mint chocolate anything and these cookies are now on my immediate to do list. yummy

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