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Simple Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Heather Castillo ~
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 20 cookies 1x


Looking for a fast and easy recipe for mint chocolate chip cookies? Look no further. These mint chocolate chip cookies will have you wanting more!


  • 17.5 oz pouch sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 10 drops green food coloring
  • 1 pkg creme de menthe candies (chopped)


  • Chocolate (dark and/or white)
  • Decorations (sprinkles, edible stars, etc.)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cookie mix, butter, egg, mint extract and food coloring.
  3. Use a mixer to mix until soft dough forms.
  4. Stir in creme de menthe candies.
  5. Using a small scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 10 minutes.
  7. Cool 5 minutes and then place on cooling rack until completely cool.


  1. Melt chocolate (dark or white) and dip each cookie, placing them on parchment paper.
  2. Decorate with sprinkles and/or edible stars.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes