Chocolate Mint Cookies II5 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 8 min
- Ready In: 25 min
“Here is a cookie like the one that the girl scouts sell. Easy to make and wonderful!” - by SAUNDRA
Original recipe yields 3 dozen
- In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, eggs, water, oil and cocoa; mix until smooth, about 3 minutes. Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes to set up.
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Roll the dough into very small balls, about 1/2 inch. Place onto the prepared cookie sheet, 2 inches apart and smash down flat.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Melt chocolate chips in a microwave oven or in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Stir in the peppermint oil. Dip the cookies into the chocolate, or spread it on. set on parchment lined sheets and chill to set.
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"These are as close as I have ever found to the girl guide cookies - it is important to let the dough rest in the fridge for about half an hour before forming into balls. I added more peppermint flavo..." See moreuring, and have come out with excellent results for the past several Christmases. Give this a try if you love chocolate and mint!"
"I'm sorry, but I have to agree with others that didn't care for this recipe. I could not even mix it with the called for liquids, I added 3 T. of water to the recipe and another T. of oil, but I sti..." See morell had a sticky, gooey mess. With flouring my fingers, I managed to roll the dough into balls. I bake as directed and got a mediocre chocolate cookie that wasn't anything like the dark chocolate cookie in the Thin Mints."
"This recipe was certainly NOT easy or wonderful! It was a sticky, gooey mess! I tried freezing the dough to make it easier to handle and that hardly helped. I ended up flouring my hands as well. T..." See morehe cookies tasted merely decent. Tasted NOTHING like the Girl Scout Thin Mints. Will NOT ever make these disasters again!"
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