5 Ingredient Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies {A Family Favorite}

This cookie. Looking at it for the first time in the middle of a crowded table full of other cookies, I didn’t give it a second look. A chocolate on chocolate cookie wasn’t my thing, so I skipped to others. Then a friend told me I had to try it. It was Andes mints swirled on top. So I gave it a chance. I’ve made it over 100 times since that day, and it’s now a family favorite staple cookie around our home. We keep the 5 ingredients on hand, just in case.
Homemade chocolate cookie

I had so much fun taking pictures of these (for the second time) that I thought I’d share a bunch so you can all drool all over your computer screens!  After un-wrapping the mints, place them on the warm cookie. Let them sit one minute, then they are spreadable.

Andes Mints on a chocolate cookie
Look at this oozing melted chocolate!
Andes Mint Chocolate Cookie Andes Mints Mint dessert Chocolate mint cookie

These cookies are delish (though they don’t look too attractive) and I wanted to share this simple recipe with my online friends.  Just add a few eggs  and oil to a cake mix and you have a dense cookie dough.  Throw in some chocolate chips and form a ball. After cooking, place Andes mints on top (or the chopped up version).

Here is the official recipe:

Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

1 pkg. devils food cake mix
1/2 cup oil
2 eggs
1 cup milk chocolate chips
36 Andes Mints (or buy the bag of Andes candy pieces by the chocolate chips)

Mix cake mix, eggs, and oil together. Batter will be thick. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by te4aspoolnfuls on cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes, until tops of cookies just “crack.” Do not overcook! Remove cookies from oven and either place a mint or a spoonful of mint pieces atop each cookie. When candy is softened, swirl gently with knife. Cool completely to set candy (put them in the fridge for quick setting).

Though many people prefer these delectable cookies ooey, gooey, and warm,  I like to chill them til they are cold in the fridge, I prefer the chocolate when it hardens.

Chocolate Mint Cookie Dessert

Mint Cookie Dessert

mint dessert

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  1. These look great! I will have to try them. Have you heard there is a shortage of pumpkin? I have not been able to buy any in the grocery stores here in Henderson, Nevada. Hopefully you do not have the same problem when you get your recipe for pumpkin roll.

  2. Gonna buy the stuff & make these tomorrow!!!

    Haven’t tried this -
    http://southernfood.about.com/od/pumpkins/r/blbb465.htm

  3. I was just thinking of these cookies (and you!) the other day! I’ll have to bookmark this recipe so I know where to find it now. :)

  4. These look good. We will have to try them sometime. We have a pumpkin roll recipe that we really like and have made several times. When you mentioned it, we will make it again in the next couple of weeks. Here’s a link to the recipe. http://turnertastes.blogspot.com/search/label/Pumpkin%20Roll I hope you enjoy it!

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  8. Laney’s sittin next to me and said “Oh…those look SO good!” If my 5 year old wants them, she’s getting them. YUM!
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  9. This recipe looks amazing! Trying it out this week! Pinned!

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