Andes Mint Cookies

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These Andes Mint Cookies have long been a family favorite.  The easy, 5 ingredient cookie recipe makes a delicious chocolate cookie with a melted Andes mint chocolate frosting.

Andes Mint Cookies

Looking at this cookie for the first time in the middle of a crowded table full of other treats, 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. They were Andes mint cookies, chocolate cookies with Andes mints swirled on top.  I gave them a chance and I immediately fell in love.  Since then, I have made these Andes mint cookies over 100 times.   Now a family staple around our home, we keep the 5 ingredients on hand, just in case the need for a cookie arises.

Andes Mint Cookies

Andes Mint Cookies

The recipe for these cookies is so easy!  And there are only 5 ingredients.  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).

Andes Mint Cookies

Once the mints have melted, use a knife to spread the softened candy on the top of the cookie like frosting.

Andes Mint Cookies

Let the cookies cool until the chocolate has firmed.  You can speed this up by putting them in the fridge.  Then enjoy!


Andes Mint Cookie Recipe

Andes Mint Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
7 mins
Total Time
17 mins

So easy to make and delicious, these 5 Ingredients Andes Mint Cookies will quickly become your new favorite cookie!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Andes mint cookies, mint chocolate cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Author: Kristen Duke
  • 1 box 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
  1. Mix cake mix, eggs, and oil together. Batter will be thick. Then stir in chocolate chips.

  2. Drop by teaspoonful on cookie sheet.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes, until tops of cookies just "crack." Do not overcook!

  4. Remove cookies from oven and place one mint on each cookie. (If using the Andes mint pieces, put a spoonful of mint pieces on top each cookie.

  5. When candy has softened, swirl gently with knife.

  6. Cool completely to set candy (put them in the fridge for quick setting).

My favorite way to enjoy these cookies is frozen.  But they are also delicious warm.

Andes Mint Cookies

However you like them, make sure to try this easy Andes mint cookies.

Andes Mint Cookies

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