Chocolate Mint Cookies

It’s officially Holiday Season. Time to focus on family, friends, giving of yourself, and creating memories. Andes Creme de Menthe Chocolate Mint Cookies make an irresistible edible gift that no one will want to return.

Chocolate Mint Cookies

We all have different traditions and ideas of what makes this season special. Some prepare a ceremonial meal each Christmas Eve.  Others have a candle light walk through the neighborhood. Some trudge through the snow each year to cut a fresh tree, others hide an Elf on the Shelf. Some leave their shoes out to be blessed on December 6th, others make potato latkes and brisket. I love hearing what different families do around the holidays.

Andes Mint Cookies

There are several things we do each year that have my kids brimming with anticipation. I (try) to live my life by a less-is-more philosophy, so our holiday traditions may not be as elaborate as others, but they are special to us…

  • To start off the holiday season we always visit the National Gingerbread Competition held each year at the Grove Park Inn here in Asheville. The artistry and intricate details of the elaborate creations are a sight to behold. Competitors start working on their entries months in advance.
  • We hang advent calendars and fill them with tiny trinkets that make the kids pop out of bed each morning faster than a jackrabbit.
  • We make cookies…Not just a few cookies, but dozens and dozens of cookies to share with friends and neighbors. Our few days of outlandish cookie production allows us to offer a delicious token to our loved ones, to let them know just how much they mean to us. This is a tradition I remember vividly as a child, and I hope my children will treasure “making cookies with mommy” with as much tenderness as I do.
  • We hide a glass pickle ornament on our Christmas tree each year. On Christmas Eve, we all open a pair of new jammies. We come down stairs dressed in our snuggle-y attire and sit down to read the Christmas story. Then we let the kids hunt for the hidden pickle on the tree. Being green, it’s hard to find. The person who finds the pickle gets to open a bonus gift that night, a game that we will all sit down and play together before bed.
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To make cookie baking day(s) extra special, we always make a few favorites from previous years, then create a few new varieties to test on our friends.

As I’ve recently discovered Andes Mint Chips, Chocolate Mint Cookies were high priority. I love the old tradition of handing our friends a tin loaded with treats of various colors, shapes, and flavors. The Chocolate Mint Cookies offer serious visual appeal, as well as addictive mint chips.

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  1. Susan in the Booniesposted December 2, 2011 at 6:23 am Reply

    Our favorite holiday tradition is decorating sugar cookies together. It wouldn’t be Christmas without it!

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  5. Jessenposted December 2, 2011 at 6:38 am Reply

    To be honest, we never had a holiday tradition, but I’ve sort of created one myself, with serving a great family dinner and dessert…if you’d call that a tradition?

  6. Denise Brodeposted December 2, 2011 at 7:05 am Reply

    putting up the christmas tree. We all do it together every year just likemy family did when I was youger.

  7. Caraposted December 2, 2011 at 7:33 am Reply

    Gorgeous cookies and a great giveaway! Something very important to me around the holidays is to really put some effort into thoughtful gifts, and try my best NOT to resort to gift cards.

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  10. ladywildposted December 2, 2011 at 7:43 am Reply

    Every year I make apple butter for my friends and family.

  11. Mary Horowitzposted December 2, 2011 at 7:54 am Reply

    We’re starting new Hanukkah traditions this year with our new son–different types of latkes (carrot & zucchini anyone?), taking turns lighting the menorah, and telling the Hanukkah story each night to start.

  12. Terryposted December 2, 2011 at 7:55 am Reply

    Have to be decorating the tree! Love that time.

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    What lovely traditions, I especially like the new pj’s on Christmas eve!

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  17. Tiffanyposted December 2, 2011 at 8:55 am Reply

    Those cookies would be the absolute death of me. But I’m not opposed to making them (and of course trying a few to make sure they turn out ok) if I had someone to give them to!

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      i love this recipe

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  22. Heleneposted December 2, 2011 at 9:32 am Reply

    Love the color of your KA. Would like to be your neighbor to taste your cookies :)

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  25. Erinposted December 2, 2011 at 9:42 am Reply

    I make the holidays special by making cookies for everyone!

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  28. Caroline @ chocolate and carrotsposted December 2, 2011 at 9:44 am Reply

    I help fill the belly’s of my family with lots of goodies! :) Thanks for the giveaway!

  29. Mariaposted December 2, 2011 at 11:09 am Reply

    Perfect cookies for the holidays!

  30. Colleen Bierstineposted December 2, 2011 at 11:39 am Reply

    These are so pretty! I love Andes candies, so the flavors here must be delicious. What a perfect cookie for the holidays:)

  31. Andrea @ Recipes For Divine Livingposted December 2, 2011 at 11:42 am Reply

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  32. Andrea @ Recipes For Divine Livingposted December 2, 2011 at 11:43 am Reply

    I like to deck out the house and bake, bake, bake.

  33. HInnaposted December 2, 2011 at 11:44 am Reply

    Oh my! *heart’s fluttering*

  34. PancakeNinjaposted December 2, 2011 at 11:57 am Reply

    Make Palmiers and participate in Verbal Olympics with the family

  35. Ericaposted December 2, 2011 at 12:01 pm Reply

    I like to make the holiday special with homemade Christmas cards.

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  37. Veronica @ Café con Lecheposted December 2, 2011 at 12:14 pm Reply

    We always set up our christmas village, make christmas cookies, and drink eggnog when I come home from school! It’s so fun with my mom and sisters :)

  38. Grubarazzi (@Grubarazzi)posted December 2, 2011 at 12:38 pm Reply

    You have a mixer that matches your cookies. How festive! :) These look delish. I love Andes mints. The holidays are my favorite time of year. Since I purchased my first home, my favorite thing to do is decorate the fireplace and the Christmas tree. It’s something I’m really looking forward to doing next weekend.

  39. Nellposted December 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm Reply

    We decorate the tree together on Dad’s birthday….December 17th…while feasting on fireplace popped corn and homemade fudge. Think this year I’ll be trying your peppermint fudge. It looks wonderful.

  40. Jessie C.posted December 2, 2011 at 1:56 pm Reply

    We bake Christmas cookies and cakes.

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  44. Bonnie Kposted December 2, 2011 at 2:12 pm Reply

    I, too, hang a Christmas pickle ornament on our tree for someone to find. A tradition we love doing is watch A Child’s Christmas in Wales. We never tire of doing this. We also will have plum pudding at Nana and Papa’s house–an English tradition.

  45. Sharonposted December 2, 2011 at 2:13 pm Reply

    We make cookies together (and date nut loaf).

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  51. Melissa Mposted December 2, 2011 at 2:19 pm Reply

    going to see all of the Christmas lights here in Salt Lake City

  52. Eileenposted December 2, 2011 at 2:26 pm Reply

    Those cookies look yummy. I love baking and sharing for the holidays – it’s my way of showing how much I care.

  53. Pat Rposted December 2, 2011 at 2:27 pm Reply

    We purchase our tree then have our 10 grandchildren over to decorate the tree. Afterb web have hot chocolate and cookies while sitting by the fireplace.

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  60. ErikaMCposted December 2, 2011 at 2:58 pm Reply

    Every year my mom, sister and I get together and spend the day baking cookies, bars, fudge, kringla and more to take to our co-workers and neighbors. Although the work might not be simple it is joyful!

  61. Lauraposted December 2, 2011 at 2:58 pm Reply

    I think that one of my favorite holiday traditions is having French Toast for breakfast on Christmas or around there.

  62. Kristenposted December 2, 2011 at 3:03 pm Reply

    At the beginning of December, I either make or bake some kind of gift for each of our neighbors and friends. Then we pick a night, all pile into the car and drive around delivering them. It’s always a memorable night.

  63. Kariposted December 2, 2011 at 3:17 pm Reply

    One of our Christmas traditions is going to the tree farm the weekend after Thanksgiving to pick out the perfect tree. Then we bring it home, set it up and decorate the house house while listening to Christmas music.

  64. Shellyposted December 2, 2011 at 3:34 pm Reply

    Decorating Christmas sugar cookies is a great way to make the holidays special.

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  68. Oh wow, those cookies look delicious! My husband loves the Creme De Menthe cookies I make every year but I think I may change things up this year and make these instead!

    As for traditions, it would have to be the cookies we make. Like you, every year we make a TON of cookies. Some to keep, some to give away :-)

  69. Dennisposted December 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm Reply

    One or Christmas traditions is the whole family gets together I mean aunts,uncles,couisons,brothers in-laws and we have a feast then we have music and just visit and find out how everyone is doing and what happened during the year. Then the host gets a gift that everyone has made. My mom host till she does not want to or can’t. I bake cookies to take and it is the first thing everyone ask did you bring cookies. Yes.

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  73. Cassieposted December 2, 2011 at 4:09 pm Reply

    These are gorgeous. I love the color (of the cookies and your mixer!)

  74. Nancy Longposted December 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm Reply

    I make Kahlua Chocolate Cakes for friends and neighbors and Christmas Eve is always my Cheesy Shrimp Potato Soup w/salad and baguette for dinner. Dessert is usually Molten Chocolate Cakes.

  75. Donna Gposted December 2, 2011 at 4:57 pm Reply

    I like to make goodies for the neighbors and friends, so I guess that’s a tradition, right?

  76. Taylorposted December 2, 2011 at 5:49 pm Reply

    We always got a new pair of Christmas pajamas for a gift on Christmas eve, then wore them that night.

  77. Judyposted December 2, 2011 at 5:56 pm Reply

    One early tradition we have is watching “Christmas Vacation” on Thanksgiving evening after everyone has gone home and we can sit down to relax.

  78. Mbposted December 2, 2011 at 6:08 pm Reply

    candles!

  79. Tracy Slaterposted December 2, 2011 at 6:58 pm Reply

    We eat way too much food. Baked ham with homemade horseradish, pierogi’s, baked corn, green bean casserole, rye bread, nut roll, pizzelles, and enough cookies for the whole neighborhood!

  80. Janice Cooperposted December 2, 2011 at 7:16 pm Reply

    On Thanksgiving my entire family decorates my grandmothers house. We do the outside and the inside. Always fun.

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  84. Parsley Sageposted December 2, 2011 at 7:26 pm Reply

    What beautiful cookies! I think that needs to be a new tradition here. My husband and I always like to watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas as we put up the tree :)

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  86. Aldy @ Al Dente Gourmetposted December 2, 2011 at 8:03 pm Reply

    These cookies are simply lovely. Wonderful flavors :)

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  87. Brittanyposted December 2, 2011 at 8:13 pm Reply

    I make a pumpkin roll which is always a holiday hit.

  88. Nelly Rodriguezposted December 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm Reply

    I like to simmer a pot of water with orange peels and cinnamon, makes the house smell amazing!

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  93. Jen at The Three Little Pigletsposted December 2, 2011 at 8:27 pm Reply

    Every year we buy each of our children a special ornament that reflects something they’re really into that year. Like this year my son got a mushroom ornament. That way when they get older and move out, they already have a bunch of special ornaments for their own first Christmas tree.

  94. Alicia Keenposted December 2, 2011 at 8:41 pm Reply

    keep the christmas traditions every year!

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  98. Tricia @ saving room for dessertposted December 2, 2011 at 10:19 pm Reply

    Baking and decorating cookies as a family!

  99. Audraposted December 2, 2011 at 10:34 pm Reply

    We like to share a cheesecake while playing a good game of rummy on Christmas eve after going to the Christmas eve candle light service. Of course this was before kids… Now I’m sure we will adopt some new traditions (0:

  100. Barbara | Creative Culinaryposted December 3, 2011 at 12:21 am Reply

    We have a lot of traditions. The tree trimming, the choir concerts we attend and like you , the cookie baking. I’ve cut back on baking a bit and am making more adult gifts now that my kids are grown…liqueurs are us. :}

    I love a chocolate mint cookie that is so time consuming to make; these have to be tried to lesson that half a day process…whoo hoo!

  101. Kim Beeposted December 2, 2011 at 11:25 pm Reply

    I’m a Canuck so not entering the contest but just wanted to stop in and say how much I love these cookies.

  102. Donnaposted December 3, 2011 at 12:10 am Reply

    We have special picture books that we take out only at this time of year. Yummy cookies!

  103. Christina Zposted December 3, 2011 at 1:39 am Reply

    We do things I did as a kid with my family we do baking and make cookie tins to give away, I take kids to see The Nutcracker and go downtown on horse carriage ride. We listen to Christmas music I try to make as special as it was for me when I was a kid.. I want my kids to have great memories like I do.

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  109. Darylposted December 3, 2011 at 4:56 am Reply

    Making gingerbread houses on Christmas eve

  110. Angie's Recipesposted December 3, 2011 at 5:33 am Reply

    I love those cookies..beautiful colour contrast.

  111. Barbaraposted December 3, 2011 at 7:16 am Reply

    We always have a Christmas breakfast with as many family members as we can get together.

  112. Lizposted December 3, 2011 at 10:23 am Reply

    My family makes a polish Christmas cookie together every year, on the Sunday before. It’s been happening for generations.

  113. NanaScrivposted December 3, 2011 at 10:33 am Reply

    I love these cookies. Favorite Christmas traditions: making cookies, reading the Christmas Story from the Bible together as a family. Sharing love and joy.

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  115. NanaScrivposted December 3, 2011 at 10:38 am Reply

    Love the mixer that matches your cookies. I also follow you by e-mail. I love Christmas.

  116. Kiri W.posted December 3, 2011 at 2:35 pm Reply

    I love your green kitchen aid, I just have to say!
    The cookies look amazing!!
    The tradition in my family is to put up the Christmas tree and decorate it on the 23rd (in Germany we put up decorations right before and they stay up unto January), and then have everyone sit down and chop ingredients for our traditional herring and beet based CHristmas salad :)

  117. Lizposted December 3, 2011 at 1:46 pm Reply

    Fabulous cookies, Sommer! We always get a chocolate Advent calendar and make an Advent wreath with fresh greenery~

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  121. Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love.posted December 3, 2011 at 6:34 pm Reply

    I love these cookies!! They look so fun and festive too! And my favorite tradition is making cookies with my momma!

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  123. P Burrposted December 3, 2011 at 7:55 pm Reply

    One of our family favorites is a treasure hunt; it started when we didn’t have a lot of funds for Christmas gifts. We sent the recipient on a hunt around the house, leaving cryptic clues on colored post-it notes, leading from one location to the next, and the last destination held the present. It never mattered what the present was, because all the fun was in the hunt!

  124. latonya rposted December 3, 2011 at 8:45 pm Reply

    My favorite holiday tradition would still be caroling.

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    One of my favorite holiday traditions is that I purchase pajamas for my family, usually matching. We open our new pajamas on Christmas Eve and wear them that night and the next morning when we open our gifts.

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    even if you never gave anything away, Spicy, your site would still be well worth visiting…love this recipe! as for a holiday tradition, I will share one that a friend’s family has: Each year they pull mattresses around the Christmas tree on Christmas eve and the Mom, Dad and all their young’uns have a pajama party sleepover under the twinkling lights.

  133. Rachelposted December 4, 2011 at 9:43 am Reply

    My family’s holiday tradition is to gather in our living room and decorate our Christmas tree. We put Christmas music on, make hot chocolate, and bake holiday goodies to enjoy. As each person hangs an ornament, they share a reason they are blessed. Afterwards we all pile on the sofa and watch Christmas classics.

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  139. Tiffanyposted December 4, 2011 at 1:38 pm Reply

    Love these cookies….. our family makes homemade raviolis every year, not just a few, we make over 1,500 and share them with EVERYONE! We also freeze a bunch and enjoy them all year long! Happy holidays to you!

  140. Diane {Created by Diane}posted December 4, 2011 at 1:56 pm Reply

    these look wonderful, I love chocolate and mint!
    I try to remember it’s never the gifts everyone remembers it’s the memories of spending time together!

  141. Sandiposted December 4, 2011 at 2:53 pm Reply

    Oh! So lovely. Seeing these fantastically made cookies make me feel guilty about my recent guilty pleasure w/eating the Hershey’s peppermint chocolate kisses :/

  142. Monetposted December 4, 2011 at 6:42 pm Reply

    Smile. These look too cute! I love to make handmade ornaments each year. Thank you for making me smile (and my stomach growl!) I hope you had a blessed Sunday and I wish you a warm and peaceful week.

  143. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.posted December 4, 2011 at 7:41 pm Reply

    These look delicious Perfect for xmas morning!

  144. Loriposted December 4, 2011 at 7:41 pm Reply

    Ah, favorite holiday tradition. Many. Our Polish Christmas dinner with all of us making pierogies from scratch.

    These cookies look so incredibly fabulous.

  145. Amandaposted December 4, 2011 at 11:23 pm Reply

    This is a silly tradition, but every year we have a different “holiday” hat and make everyone put it on and take a picture of each person wearing it. It is funny to see the hat make its way around and the pictures are hilarious. One year the hat consisted of deer antlers and another year it was an inflatable tree hat!

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  149. 5 Star Foodieposted December 5, 2011 at 1:12 pm Reply

    Love the swirl on these scrumptious cookies! Junior & I love making latkes, of different kinds every year, that’s our fav holiday thing to do!

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  151. Delishhhposted December 5, 2011 at 3:07 pm Reply

    I baked and baked all weekend and wish i could do more – somehow baking during the holidays is just so much more fun. Since i am Swedish i celebreat Christmas the Swedish way, advent candles just a small thing and making glögg with the smell of that just bring the whole house into the spirit!

  152. Brian @ A Thought For Foodposted December 5, 2011 at 10:26 pm Reply

    These remind me of the creme de menthe brownies my mom used to make. They look absolutely wonderful!

  153. vianneyposted December 5, 2011 at 11:46 pm Reply

    love these cookies and your green mixer, cool!!

  154. marlaposted December 6, 2011 at 7:32 am Reply

    Seriously, who wouldn’t LOVE these cookies for a holiday gift. So pretty. Chocolate & mint are always the perfect pairing :)

  155. ACMommy3posted December 8, 2011 at 4:47 pm Reply

    A simple way we make Christmas special is by reading one or two Christmas stories each night from Dec. 1- Dec. 25th, kinda like a Christmas Book-Reading Advent. I don’t wrap the books or anything, just collect the holiday books we own, check out a ton from the library and then collect them together in a basket or such. Easy, fun, and making memories!! :-) creedamy [at] yahoo[dot] com

  156. Joyposted December 8, 2011 at 5:52 pm Reply

    I have been hearing a lot about the elf on the shelf lately. I may get one for the kids. This is a great cookie recipe.

  157. gopherposted December 15, 2011 at 1:18 pm Reply

    What is AP flour?

  158. Andreaposted November 29, 2012 at 7:20 am Reply

    I focus on the traditions to make Christmas easier. Music, food and family :) (rather than the gifts).

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  160. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Dessertsposted November 29, 2012 at 9:12 pm Reply

    I love your traditions, they sound very similar to ours. Simple but memorable.
    Chocolate and mint is one of my favorite combinations this time of year – your cookies look perfect!

  161. shawnaposted December 6, 2012 at 10:44 am Reply

    hey

  162. Cookie Monsterposted September 24, 2013 at 6:43 am Reply

    So pretty! I too love choco-mint anything, but do not include it in my Christmas cookie gifts. I found that the oh-so-fragrant mint flavored every other kind of cookie in my gift boxes. Horrors!

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  164. Roshani Khannaposted August 31, 2016 at 3:17 am Reply

    These are insane! Love these, and need to make them soon!
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  165. Yami Guptaposted September 13, 2016 at 11:49 pm Reply

    This looks great! Thanks for sharing it and the other recipes at the Pinterest Power Party – we’ll be featuring this in tomorrow’s party!

  166. Nikita Aroraposted September 14, 2016 at 12:01 am Reply

    Mmmmmm…..yum. This looks totally amazing. I’m just starring at the screen looking at how delicious they look.

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    Oh my! Hubby would love this! Pinning now! Thanks for sharing!!

  168. Riya Ahujaposted January 3, 2017 at 5:01 am Reply

    This looks incredibly rich, fudgy and tempting!!

  169. masker naturgoposted January 7, 2017 at 9:24 am Reply

    Have to be decorating the tree! Love that time