Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Fresh mint chocolate cookies are a perfect tasty treat.

Remember to wash your hands thoroughly!

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 115g granulated sugarMint Chocolate Chip Cookies are a tasty treat and fun for children to make.
  • 340g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 225g butter, softened at room temperature
  • 115g  brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g dark chocolate chips
  • Handful fresh mint

You will also need:

  • An apron
  • 2 plastic mixing bowls
  • A sieve
  • A tablespoon
  • A pair of children’s scissors
  • A baking tray
  • A wire rack

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 190°c.Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are a tasty treat and fun for children to make.
  2. In a small bowl sieve together flour and baking soda.
  3. Wash and snip the mint into tiny pieces. Mix this in a bowl with the white sugar.
  4. Add the butter, brown sugar and vanilla extract to the mint mix and beat until creamy.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.
  6. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  7. Stir in chocolate pieces.
  8. Knead the mixture together to form one large dough ball.
  9. Then divide into small balls and place on a baking tray.
  10. Bake for about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Have you ever used fresh mint in cookies?

Parents – If you try this recipe with your child, I’d love to hear from you. Tweet me a photo, share it on the Handy Herbs Facebook page or pin it to your recipe board!

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54 thoughts on “Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. These looks so delicious and simple. To be honest I am never good at baking biscuits – I always ended up burning them! lol! I really like your idea of putting them in a gift pouch too. Such a sweet idea, escpially for Mother’s Day tomorrow! Thank you for linking up with us again Sara on #FabFridayPost x

  2. There is nothing I love more than the combination of mint and chocolate! Putting these in a biscuit is probably the best recipe. Will definitely give this a go! #HowtoSunday

  3. Mint chocolate chip ice cream is on of my favourites so these would be right up my street. Would never have thought about turning them into cookies though what a great idea. Thank you for joining us at #BloggerClubUK hope to see you again this week x

  4. I’m still drooling over these and they would be perfect for st patricks day! cookies are a favourite in our house :p Thanks so much for linking up to #YumTum this week x

  5. I don’t bake as I’m not very good in the kitchen but my hubby does once in a while and he hasn’t tried fresh mint before. It sounds like a great idea! I do like mint choco cookies so this will be perfect to try at home if I convince hubby to do some baking!! Lol they look amazing and I’m sure they are tasty too. Thanks so much for sharing this at #KCACOLS. I would love to see you again next Sunday! 🙂 x

  6. Interesting idea! I have fresh mint in the garden but have never used it for anything besides flavouring water or adding to vegetable cooking water. I love choc chip cookies so I’d be keen to try these out 🙂 #kcacols

  7. Ooh, these sound really good. I’ve never thought to use fresh leaves in my baking, but yours look fantastic. Pinning this one to try at a later baking date!

    Sally @ Life Loving
    #PickNMix

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