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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 5 dozen
Author: Scrappy Geek


  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks of butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 + tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 20-30 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups total of Chocolate Chips Mint M&M's and/or White Chocolate Chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • In a medium bowl, whisk flour, salt, and baking soda
  • In your mixer  bowl, beat softened butter, sugars, and peppermint extract until nice and fluffy.
  • Add in and beat eggs one at a time, just until incorporated
  • Continue beating with the mixer and add food coloring. It will be a very strong color because we have not added the flour yet.
  • Slowly add and beat in the flour mixture
  • With a stiff spoon, stir in M&M's and Chocolate Chips
  • On a parchment lined baking sheet, add 1" tablespoon drops of cookie dough about 1-2 inches apart. 12 cookies fit on a standard cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8-11 minutes until edges start to brown.
  • Remove from oven, let cool 5 minutes, transfer to baking sheet
  • Continue with subsequent batches