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Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies

St. Patrick’s Day is on Saturday so this week we will be sharing a few festive green recipes to get you in the mood! These Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies aren’t all that green, but they do have green mint chips and chopped up Cool Mint Oreo’s, so I think they make a great green treat for St. Paddy’s Day. The green mint chips and Mint Oreo chunks add pops of green color to the dark chocolaty cookies. If you are a chocolate and mint fan, these cookies are for you! They are loaded with chocolate mint goodness!

I started by making a rich chocolate cookie dough. I added chocolate chips, mint green chips, and stirred in chopped up Cool Mint Oreos. FYI-I used Guitard mint green chips and I found the Cool Mint Oreos at Target.

These cookies are rich and decadent with a refreshing mint twist. The cookies are good on their own, but if you want to go all out and add a little more green to the mix, you could make ice cream cookie sandwiches with mint chocolate chip ice cream in the center.

If you are looking for a fun and tasty dessert to make for St. Patrick’s Day, make these Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies. They are sure to be a hit!

 

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Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Chocolate cookies with chocolate chips, mint green chips, and chopped up Cool Mint Oreos. These cookies are rich and decadent with a refreshing mint twist.

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups mint green chips (I used Guitard)
1 cup chopped Cool Mint Oreo cookies

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat. Set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, sift flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. Set aside.

3. With a mixer, cream butter and sugars together until smooth. Add in eggs, one at a time. Next, add in vanilla extract. Mix until blended.

4. Slowly add flour mixture to sugar mixture and mix until flour disappears. Stir in chocolate chips, mint green chips, and chopped Cool Mint Oreos. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.

5. Bake cookies for 10 minutes, or until the cookies are set around the edges, but still soft in the center. Don't over bake. Remove from oven and let sit on baking sheet for 3-5 minutes. Move to a cooling rack and cool completely.

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100 Responses to “Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies”

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    Margarita — March 12, 2012 @ 3:38 am

    Love the dark and mint green colors… These look delicious! I’m not a big fan of mint, but I can already imagine how good these would be with any kind of chocolate chip… Thanks for sharing!

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — March 12, 2012 @ 3:40 am

    Maria these look SO GOOD! Mint, dark chocolate, cookies…oh yes. And they look so moist, too. I want to chomp into one!

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    Angela @lesgetbaking — March 12, 2012 @ 7:00 am

    I stumbled upon this website looking for mint recipes, so glad I did, am liking it lots!
    :-)

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    that sounds awesome, but I so want to make them into ice cream sandwiches now!

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — March 12, 2012 @ 7:27 am

    These look fabulous, now I just have to hunt down some green chips!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — March 12, 2012 @ 7:38 am

    These are amazing!!! You did it again cookie queen!! I love mint chocolate and chocolate together. In fact, I had mint chocolate Oreo gelato this weekend downtown and was in love. I must make this :)

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    Mmm love chocolate mint Oreos! And I just know they’ll be lovely in drop cookies!

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    Amy — March 12, 2012 @ 7:56 am

    These look heavenly!! I can’t wait to try this recipe! xo

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    Rachel @ Not Rachael Ray — March 12, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    Mint oreos are my favorite! These look so amazing.

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    I love the deep, dark richness of these cookies sprinkled with those beautiful green chippies! I’d have to spend a few minutes oohing and aaahing over these before even putting them into my mouth.

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    Cookbook Queen — March 12, 2012 @ 8:59 am

    Chocolate and mint is my FAVORITE combo!! These look perfect.

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    shelly (cookies and cups) — March 12, 2012 @ 9:09 am

    You can’t go wrong with this combo. SO good!

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    thelittleloaf — March 12, 2012 @ 9:37 am

    Yum! Chocolate and mint is one of my favourite flavour combinations. I’m not sure if you can get Mint Oreos in the UK, but if not I’m going to hunt some down online because this recipe looks too good to miss!

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    megan @ whatmegansmaking — March 12, 2012 @ 9:38 am

    oh yum, these sound so good! I love those mint oreos in anything! :)

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    Neha — March 12, 2012 @ 9:44 am

    Those look so amazing!! I love mint and chocolate together!
    Btw, what kind of granulated sugar do you use?

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    What a great way to put a cookie within a cookie! Super Yummy!!!

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    Deborah — March 12, 2012 @ 10:11 am

    I actually think I have some of those mint chips in my pantry – looks like I need to get them out!

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    Blog is the New Black — March 12, 2012 @ 10:15 am

    Saw these on Pinterest this AM and already pinned them!

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    Cookin' Canuck — March 12, 2012 @ 10:26 am

    Chocolate and mint is one of my favorite dessert combinations. These are perfect for St. Paddy’s Day!

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    Corrie Anne — March 12, 2012 @ 10:55 am

    So perfect for this Cookie Friday!! I love those flavors together sooo much!

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    I love chocolate and mint together, these look amazing! I have to look for the Oreo’s. The store I was at on Sat did not have them, I will have to check out Target this week!

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    Cookie Sleuth — March 12, 2012 @ 11:11 am

    I have to have one! This is one of my favorite combinations.

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    Erica — March 12, 2012 @ 11:59 am

    Next week?! So exciting! These look amazing. I really enjoy the chocolate and mint combo!!

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    DessertForTwo — March 12, 2012 @ 12:08 pm

    I didn’t even know cool mint oreos existed! I’ve got to have ‘em now!

    Thanks for the sweet note on my site. It meant a lot :)

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    Lori @ RecipeGirl — March 12, 2012 @ 12:15 pm

    Mint is a favorite in our house! Happy Cookie Day!

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    Cassie — March 12, 2012 @ 12:23 pm

    You can’t go wrong with mint/chocolate. These cookies look amazingly decadent!

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    Tickled Red — March 12, 2012 @ 12:26 pm

    DS is going to love these! That man love anything Chocolate and Mint :D

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    mireia — March 12, 2012 @ 2:38 pm

    I’m not in love with mint but these look great!

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    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. — March 12, 2012 @ 4:26 pm

    You had me at “Chocolate” Yum!!!

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    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl — March 12, 2012 @ 4:36 pm

    I’m a sucker for anything chocolate and mint! And I’m soooooo excited to get your cookbook next week!

    • Two Peas replied: — March 12th, 2012 @ 5:08 pm

      Thanks Ashley!

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    Chels R — March 12, 2012 @ 4:53 pm

    This has my families name all over it!

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    Krissy's Creations — March 12, 2012 @ 6:43 pm

    Can’t wait for all the St Patricks Day treats this week! Love starting with these cookies. They look so chocolaty and delicious!

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    Krista — March 12, 2012 @ 7:40 pm

    Mint and Oreo!? How could you go wrong!

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    SpecKK — March 12, 2012 @ 8:09 pm

    Special Dark Cocoa? I assume any decent cocoa powder will work, right?

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    Kare at Kitchen Treaty — March 12, 2012 @ 8:19 pm

    These are indeed perfect for St. Patty’s Day! Love it. They look scrumptious. Cookies in cookies – gotta love it.

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    jenna — March 12, 2012 @ 8:28 pm

    ohh what a treat! these look amazing. i love anything mint!

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    Joanne — March 12, 2012 @ 9:05 pm

    Oh Maria, I do so LOVE the way you think! I’m picturing these as ice cream sandwiches…so much mint chocolate deliciousness in one bite!

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    Jessica @ How Sweet — March 12, 2012 @ 9:18 pm

    I’ve been dreaming of these all day. I want one so bad!

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