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Andes™ Mint Cookies

andes™ mint cookies Dessert
Andes™ Mint Cookies
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 32

If you’re the person who always searches for an Andes™ mint on your way out of the restaurant, these cookies are for you. Using a shortcut of cake mix as the base, this 4-ingredient sweet treat is topped in melty chocolate mint, swirled with a spoon. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 22, 2019

Ingredients

1
Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ devil's food cake mix
1
whole egg
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/2
cup Andes™ crème de menthe baking chips or12 Andes™ crème de menthe mints

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350º F. In a large bowl, mix the cake mix, oil and egg until fully combined.
  • 2
    Form the dough into walnut-sized balls and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 8-9 minutes, being careful not to overbake.
  • 3
    When the cookies are done, gently press half of an Andes™ mint into each cookie. If you’re using baking chips, make a small dent with the back of a spoon and place about a teaspoon of chips in the dent. Allow the mints to melt—placing them back in the oven for 10 seconds will speed this process up.
  • 4
    Once the mints have melted slightly, use the back of a spoon to gently swirl the melted mints. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack and allow them to cool before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Using an ice cream scoop or a melon baller to scoop your cookie dough will ensure each one comes out the same size.
  • Choose your baking sheets wisely! Look for shiny aluminum sheets with no sides that allow air circulation for cookies to bake evenly. Dark sheets absorb more heat, making it hard to control browning. Insulated baking sheets slow down baking, providing control but also requiring longer bake times.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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