Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

Category : Cookies, Dessert, Everything Sweet

Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

Years ago I was a girl scout. I was a brownie to be exact and only a brownie. Funny that I was the only category named after a dessert! Hmm.. LOL

Anyways Thin Mint’s have and always will be my number one. So chocolatey but minty and having them frozen with ice cream? OH MA GAWW!! Delicious.

Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

After I made these Apple Cinnamon Roll Doughnuts I wanted cookies. Because I am never satisfied with one baked good. Sad, but true. Anyways I crushed up 1 sleeve of Thin Mints and added them to this delicious triple chocolate cookie dough.

This recipe is inspired by one of Jenny’s recipes at Picky Palate. To be honest I knew I wanted to grind up Thin Mints into cookies from some Cookies & Cream Cookies she made years ago. This idea has been on my to do list for a while now and I knew I could pawn off cookies this weekend so that was the schedule. But great minds think alike and Jenny posted basically the same cookie recently!

Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

I used my own chocolate chip cookie recipe and added peppermint extract to keep in with the Thin Mint theme. I used 1/2 tsp in this large batch and gosh darn you could smell that peppermint. And you better believe you could taste it! LOL

This recipe is easy and makes a bunch. Perfect for freezing and baking up a fresh batch for a neighbor, co workers, friends or the kind lady doing your taxes :)

Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

Triple Chocolate Thin Mint Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract.
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup scharffen berger cocoa powder
  • 1 Sleeve Thin Mints, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer cream butter and sugar for 3 minutes. Add in eggs, one at a time and vanilla and peppermint extracts.
  2. In a large bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, Thin Mint crumbs, baking soda and salt. It is important to sift the ingredients together.
  3. In 3 portions add the flour mixture to the butter mixture. Mix until just combined and fold in the chocolate chips. Cover and chill for 2+ hours in the fridge.
  4. Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with a silpat liner if using. Scoop into 2tbsp balls and cook for 10-12 minutes. Mine cooked for 10 1/2 minutes you want them to look under baked so they will set up when cooled and still be soft.
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Inspiration for this recipe: Cookies & Cream Cookies at Picky Palate

 

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Comments (14)

Elizabeth, great minds DO think alike…I am never satisfied with ONE treat! Plus I was a Brownie as well! I love what you did to these this mint cookies…YUM!

Thanks Gloria!:)

I was a brownie too Elizabeth!! So funny. :) We were destined to be bakers! PS: you had me sold at triple chocolate!
sally @ sallys baking addiction recently posted…Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies.My Profile

SO yum. I love anything chocolate and mint. LOVE these!

These look amazing. Triple chocolate? Sign me up!
Aimee @ ShugarySweets recently posted…Lemon Chia Coffee CakeMy Profile

Right? The more chocolate the better :)

These look incredible! Two desserts in one? Yes, please!
Kelly Senyei | Just a Taste recently posted…Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate SauceMy Profile

These look amazing!
Teresa Young recently posted…Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal MuffinsMy Profile

These look fantastic. Thanks for posting it at the Talent Show!

I dearly wish that I had a plate of these right now! :D

I was a girl scout too! I love Thin Mints and these cookies look soooo amazingly tasty! Brilliant!
Kayle (The Cooking Actress) recently posted…Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip PancakesMy Profile

Wowowowee! This looks AMAZING like my mouth starting watering when I read the ingredients and the pictures YUM! I will have to try these with vegan butter :) xo
Court Star @ StarSystemz recently posted…A Sweet TreatMy Profile

They were amazing Court! I called you today! Call me back!! LOL miss you!!

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