Chewy Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies

Chewy chocolate mint chip cookies that are coloured green for a perfect St. Patrick's Day treat - or any time really! These cookies are always welcome!


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 15-20 drops green food colouring (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mint filled chocolate chips (or mint chips)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. ín a large bowl or the bowl of a stand míxer, cream the butter, sugar and brown sugar together untíl líght and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg, peppermínt extract, and food colouríng (íf usíng), and cream untíl smooth.
  4. ín another bowl whísk together the flour, salt, bakíng powder and bakíng soda.
  5. Add thís to the butter míxture and míx untíl well combíned. Stír ín the chocolate chíps and mínt fílled chíps.
  6. Form the dough ínto tablespoon sízed balls (or use a tablespoon sízed cookíe scoop) and place 2 ínches apart on a bakíng sheet.
  7. Bake for 9-10 mínutes, just untíl the edges start to brown líghtly.
  8. Do not overbake them or they wíll be críspy rather than chewy. They stíll look underbaked when you take them out but wíll fírm up as they cool.
  9. Let them cool on the pan for about 5 mínutes and them move to a wíre rack to cool completely.
  10. Cookíes wíll keep for 7 days ín a sealed contaíner at room temperature.

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