These are chocolate mint cookies that just happen to look like well you know… so after a quick family poll we came up with the name Reindeer Poop Cookies! The kids will get a kick out of the name and love the flavor!
I highly recommend storing these Reindeer Poop Cookies in a separate air tight container away from other cookies so they don’t share their minty flavor with all of your cookies!
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- 2 sticks of butter
- 1 2/3 cups sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 2 cups flour
- 1 ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
- 1 cup chopped Andes mints
- Cream together butter and sugar.
- Add vanilla and salt. Stir well.
- Add egg and egg yolk. Stir well.
- Add flour, cocoa and chopped mints. Mix until dough forms.
- Roll dough into tablespoon-size balls.
- Bake at 325 degrees for 12 minutes.
- Cool on sheet pan for a couple minutes then cool fully on wire rack.
- Serve and enjoy!
Store these cookies in an airtight container on their own and not with other cookies to keep them from sharing their minty flavor!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 50 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 112 Total Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 3g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 2g Cholesterol: 18mg Sodium: 81mg Carbohydrates: 14g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 9g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g