| Return to Drop Cookies
Dreamy Peppermint Fudge Cookies
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter softened
1/2 cup shortening (crisco)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 10oz bag of Andes mints unwrapped and chopped coarsely
1 ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
1. Heat oven to 350. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla, and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in melted baking chocolate. Beat in flour and baking soda until well blended. Save 1 cup of chopped mints for topping. Stir in the remaining mints and the chocolate chunks into dough.
2. On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 inches apart. Bake 11 to 15 minutes or until centers of cookies no longer look moist(do not over bake). Once out of oven immediately sprinkle with reserved mints on cookies. Wait 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.