Grasshopper Chocolate Mint Cookies
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Grasshopper Mint Chocolate Cookies

Course Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 3/4 cups packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg plus 1 large yolk

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp mint
  • 2-3 cups powdered sugar
  • green food coloring
  • 2-3 Tbsp milk
  • Andes Mints or Andes Mint Chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Place granulated sugar in shallow dish; set aside.
  • Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and baking powder in bowl.
  • In another bowl beat butter, brown sugar and salt together until fluffy.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla.
  • Mix in flour mixture and mix well.
  • Form dough into balls and roll in granulated sugar.
  • Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and use hand or the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar to flatten cookie.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. Do not overbake.
  • Cool.
  • Mix together frosting ingredients. Adding enough milk to get a nice spreading consistency.
  • Sprinkle with chopped up Andes Mints

Notes

Cookie adapted from Cooks Country