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[Cookie Elf File #436] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #3: Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
November 23, 2021
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

Yes, you can bake a holiday version of America’s favorite drop cookie. Check out this easy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe - just 7 ingredients. Enjoy!

Cookie Scoops: Not Just For Cookies – and They Make Great Stocking Stuffers, Too

Cookie dough, ice cream, melon balls, meatballs … yup, these scoops are one of your best friends in the kitchen. Browse the best-selling and most popular cookie scoops and ice cream scoops. And don’t forget – they’re good under the Christmas tree or in stockings, too. Take a look.

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #3 – Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, Just 7 Ingredients

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are a colorful variation on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe with a nod to those who like the combination of mint and chocolate.

With just 7 ingredients, it’s among the easiest Christmas cookie recipes.

You start with a sugar cookie mix and dress it up. Two kinds of chocolate chips may seem like a lot for a chocolate chip cookie recipe, but no one says this version should taste simple.

Wait until you bite into the result.

With just a dash of green tint, you’ve got some chocolate chip fun on your Christmas cookie tray.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 8-10 minutes
Makes about 2-3 drop cookies, depending on how you cut them

Get the full recipe for Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies ... and get inspired by more chocolate chip cookie variations on The Elf’s Chocolate Chip Cookies Pinterest Board.

Cookie Baking Tip: Make Chocolate Chip Cookies Look Even Better

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See more helpful cookie baking tips on The Elf’s Baking Tips Pinterest Board .

Plan Now for a Meaningful Christmas

The Un-Santa Book is packed with ideas for celebrating the Christmas season in fun ways that teach about the gift of God's Son.

It's filled with fun, meaningful Christmas activities for your kids, homeschool group, class, or event - with reproducibles!

You can even use the book to host a complete festival or sponsor a unique holiday event or simply doing Christmas crafts with kids during this special time of year. Good gift idea, too! Learn more.

Fun Stuff for Baking Christmas Cookies

Best-selling Silicone Rolling Pin and other rolling pins Sweet Creations Holiday Set and other cookie cutters Wilton Gingerbread House Kit and other gingerbread kits

More Easy Mint Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Mint Layer Bars: Luscious Christmas Bar Cookie Mint Puffs: Low Fat Christmas Cookies Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies: Ah!Fudge Mint Brownies: Easy Brownies in Layers

That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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