Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies

5 from 24 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

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Mint Chip Cookies are that perfect combination of a chocolate chip cookie and mint chip ice cream. Yum! If you are a fan of chocolate and mint, then this is your recipe.

Stack of mint chocolate chip cookies.

This Mint Chip Cookies recipe is pure decadence. It is perfect to have for St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas or any time you want that amazing pairing of chocolate and mint. The best part is, you start with a box cake mix.


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What We Love About This Chocolate Chip Cookies with Mint Recipe

When it comes to making Andes mint chocolate chip cake mix cookies you’ll love how easy the recipe is and how tasty the final product is. You get a double dose of chocolatey mint goodness in this recipe with Andes mint baking chips inside and melted Andes mints on top! The best recipe for the combination of mint and chocolate.

  • 25 Minute Cookies: This recipe is so easy because since it is a box cake mix, it has all the dry ingredients you need.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge, so you can make them any time.
  • Family Friendly: If your family loves mint, then they will love these chewy chocolate chip cookies with mint.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-calorie or gluten free for Christmas time or any time.
ingredients needed to make chocolate chip mint cookies.

Ingredient Notes for this Easy Recipe

  • Box Cake Mix: A box chocolate cake mix, but you can use a low calorie or gluten-free cake mix
  • Andes mint baking chips: Or any grocery store brand mint chocolate chips, chocolate chunks or even regular chocolate chips that you can find
  • Vegetable oil: A good neutral oil
  • Eggs: 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • Andes chocolate mints: Or any other chocolate mint candies to add more mint flavor
Andes chocolate mint Cookies on a plate.

Equipment Needed for Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

How to Make Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies

These are the basic steps for making this delicious recipe for mint chocolate chip cookies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutritional information.

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STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then in a large bowl, combine the chocolate cake mix, baking chips, vegetable oil and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until a cohesive dough forms with no dry patches.

STEP 2: SCOOP

Next, use a cookie scoop to portion out dough in 2 Tablespoon-sized pieces onto the baking tray, about 3” apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until cookies have puffed up and cracks have formed.

STEP 3: COOL

Then remove the cookies from the oven and immediately place one unwrapped chocolate on each cookie. Allow the chocolate to warm up for 3-5 minutes, then use an offset spatula to spread the melted chocolate over the cookies. Next, allow the melted chocolate to set before storing or serving.

chocolate chip mint Cookies on a plate.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

These cookies can be made a week in advance and kept in an airtight container.

HOW TO STORE THIS FAVORITE COOKIE RECIPES

Store at room temperature for up to two weeks in an airtight container, or in the refrigerator for up to a month.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze the cookies in an airtight container for up to a yea,r or store the cookie dough balls in a freezer bag and make individual cookies as you wish.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Try using a gluten free cake mix. Also you can use a low calorie cake mix and a chip made with a sugar substitute.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CHOCOLATE CHIPS IN PLACE OF THE ANDES MINT CHIPS?

Of course, you can use regular dark chocolate chips, nestle mint chocolate chips, semisweet chocolate chips or mint chips for these mint chip cookies.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, you can make a half batch, or double or even triple the recipe card below for a party or cookie exchange.

HOW DO YOU MAKE CHEWY COOKIES?

To make chewy mint chocolate chip cookies, cook the cookies for seven minutes or until they are golden brown soft cookies.

Stack of Chocolate Mint Cookies.

Expert Tips for Making This Mint Chocolate Cookie Recipe

  • Add Different Candies: Try using thin mints if you can not find the Andes candies for these Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies.
  • Different Cake Mix: Vanilla Cake Mix or White Cake Mix can also work, even add a little green color food coloring to make green cookies.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add crushed peppermint candies to these baked cookies or drizzle white chocolate.
  • Alternate ingredient: Add a little peppermint extract to the vanilla cake mix.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be cooked in the air fryer.

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Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies

5 from 24 votes
Mint Chip Cookies are that perfect combination of a chocolate chip cookie and mint chip ice cream. Yum! If you are a fan of chocolate and mint, then this is your recipe.
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Servings: 24 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 ounce box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup Andes mint baking chips
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 20 Andes chocolate mints

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a large bowl, combine the chocolate cake mix, baking chips, vegetable oil and eggs. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until a cohesive dough forms with no dry patches.
  • Use a cookie scoop to portion out dough in 2 Tablespoon-sized pieces, onto the baking tray, about 3” apart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, until cookies have puffed up and cracks have formed.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and immediately place one unwrapped chocolate on each cookie.
  • Allow the chocolate to warm up for 3-5 minutes, then use an offset spatula to spread the melted chocolate over the cookies. Allow the melted chocolate to set before storing or serving.

Expert Tips

  • Add Different Candies: Try using thin mints if you can not find the Andes candies for these Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies.
  • Different Cake Mix: Vanilla Cake Mix or White Cake Mix can also work, even add a little green color food coloring to make green cookies.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add crushed peppermint candies to these baked cookies or drizzle white chocolate.
  • Alternate ingredient: Add a little peppermint extract to the vanilla cake mix.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: These cookies can be cooked in the air fryer.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg

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4 thoughts on “Cake Mix Mint Chip Cookies”

  1. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing recipe! Will surely have this again! It’s really easy to make and it tasted so delicious! Highly recommended!

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