Chocolate White Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate White Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe
Staff Writer
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These dark chocolate cookies are studded with white chocolate chips and have a burst of peppermint flavor.

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24
Servings
233
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  flour
  • eggs
  • 1  Teaspoon  peppermint extract
  • 12  Ounces  white chocolate chips
  • 2/3  Cups  firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1  Cup  butter, softened
  • 2/3  Cups  unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1  Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1  Cup  granulated sugar
  • 1  Cup  chopped walnuts

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl and set aside. Beat the butter and sugars in large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and extract and mix well. Gradually beat in the flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts.

Drop by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart onto baking sheets sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or just until cookies are set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
36g
28%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
113mg
11%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
15µg
1%
Folate, total
31µg
8%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
18mg
6%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
92mg
13%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
389mg
26%
Water
15g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

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