Brownie Mint Cookie Recipe

Earlier I shared with you some simple printable Cookie Bags that make a great gift for your favorite Dads, Grandpas, and the father figures in your life.  The cookie bags can also be used as a Thank You or small gift for a lot of other people…just print out the blank one.  In the earlier post I shared some pictures with some amazingly delicious Brownie Mint Cookies.  Several of you emailed me and left comments about sharing the recipe.

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Today I am going to share the recipe with you so that you can make your own Brownie Mint Cookies.  You guys are going to LOVE these!  This recipe is from a local Cookie and Sandwich Shop and they are one of my family’s favorites.  They are sure to be a hit at the family BBQ this summer!

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If you like chocolate brownies and mint…you will not be disappointed.  Just be sure to have plenty of ice cold milk on hand because you are going to need it!

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Brownie Mint Cookie Recipe from Cutler’s Cookies

Brownie Mint Cookie Recipe

Brownie Mint Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/3 cups cake flour (or all purpose)
  • Mint Frosting
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • green food coloring
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 4-5 cups powdered sugar
  • milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  3. Add dry ingredients and mix.
  4. Cookies can be rolled out and cut out with circle cookie cutter or dropped and placed onto a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  6. Cookies are done when the top is slightly cracked and no longer looks wet.
  7. For Brownies double the recipe and then spread into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 22-24 minutes.
  9. For Mint Frosting mix the butter and powdered sugar. Add only enough milk to make a smooth consistency, Start with 1 Tablespoon and add till good texture. Add mint extract and enough food coloring for a light green color. The frosting should be thick, not runny.
  10. Beat softened butter, cocoa, and powdered sugar together until smooth. Add the vanilla and a splash of milk (just enough to make a good spreading consistency) and blend well.
  11. Assembly: Spread the cooled cookies with about 1 tablespoon of the mint frosting. Allow to set up for 10 -20 minutes to make spreading chocolate frosting easier. Top the mint frosting with the chocolate frosting.
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If you want the Brownie Mint Cookies to be round like the ones pictured you can roll out the cookie dough and cut out cookies in a circle shape with a circle cookie cutter.  Or…you can make them into traditional Brownies by doubling the recipe and then spreading the dough into a greased 9×13 pan.  You will just need to increase the baking time to 22-24 minutes.  You can also just drop the cookie dough into round balls on the cookie sheet if you are pressed for time.

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No matter what way you make them…you are sure to enjoy them!  Are you a fan of mint and chocolate?



Mint chocolate Chip cookies

We took a little break from the painting and home remodeling to whip up some of these tasty Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies.  With St. Patrick’s Day looming in the near future I decided to give these cookies a try.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • 8-10 drops of green food coloring (optional)
  • 1/2 cup creme de menthe baking chips 
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

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    Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg, mint, food coloring and vanilla. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Add the chocolate chunks and baking chips.  Roll dough into balls, and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Let cool.

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And…they tasted pretty darn good.  My son LOVED them…but he is also a fan of mint chocolate chip ice cream.  He has declared them one of his favorite cookies!

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Either way, they would be fun to serve up for St. Patrick’s Day or make some and give them away!

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Have you ever made Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies?

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