Double Chocolate Mint M&M Cookies

It’s that time of year for Christmas Cookie Exchanges and these delicious Double Chocolate Mint M&M Cookies would be great to share at one!
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If you sort of have a thing for chocolate and mint (like I do), these cookies are the thing for you! They are made from a basic chocolate chip cookie recipe but with a few minor additions.

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Ingredients

1 Stick of Butter Flavored Crisco (equivalent to 2 sticks of butter)

3/4 Cup Brown Sugar

3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar

2 Eggs

1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Salt

2 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour

1/2 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa

1 10 oz bag of Nestle® Milk Chocolate Chips

1 bag of Mint M&M’s

Instructions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350° *If you have a convection oven use the convection setting.

Step 2: Using your KitchenAid mixer with the paddle attachment mix Crisco, brown sugar and granulated sugar together until creamy.

Step 3: Add vanilla and 2 eggs and mix until combined well.

Step 4: Add salt and baking soda and mix until combined well.

Step 5:  Slowly add flour and mix  until combined. *You don’t want to mix on a higher speed during this step because you’ll get flour all over your counter. I usually do one cup at a time and then the 1/4 cup last and mix on low. Once it’s mixed pretty well I turn my mixer up a little higher for about 10 seconds just to make sure all of the ingredients are mixed well.

Step 6:  Add 1/2 C of unsweetened cocoa and mix until combined.

Step 7: Using a wooden spoon, stir in about half a bag of the chocolate chips and mint M&Ms.

Step 8: Using a cookie dough scoop drop a dozen large spoonfuls of cookie dough onto cookie sheet. Try to get them as round as you can. Add a few M&M’s to the top of your cookie (optional) and bake for 6-8 minutes. Move to cooling rack immediately after removing from oven. Let cool.

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These cookies are so rich and fluffy that you just may be able to stop after one. Maybe!

Double Chocolate Mint M&M Cookies

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