Introduction: Aero Mint Chocolate Fudgy Cookies

Mint and chocolate is one of my favourite dessert combination, but it's very difficult to find it in the UK. I might be able to get mint chocolate chip ice cream from certain shops, a few brands carry mint chocolate and mint thins, but other than that, it's slim pickings. I've been craving mint chocolate chip cookies for a while now, but unfortunately, I've been unable to find green, mint chocolate chips. I could have used regular, mint dark chocolate, but I love green and brown colour combination, so I had to come up with something different. Hence the use of Aero Peppermint with its minty flavour and vibrant colour.

Those cookies are fudgy, chewy and almost brownie-like. They are not overly sweet (thanks to addition of dark chocolate) and have a nice balance of peppermint and chocolate. Ingredients are available in most supermarkets.


2tbs unsalted butter
75g + 15g Aero Peppermint Chocolate
35g dark chocolate

1 medium egg
1/4 cup sugar (white or brown)

1/2 cup flour
2tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
1tbs corn starch
1/2tsp baking powder

Step 1: Measure, Prepare, Cut, Preheat

You have to have everything prepared before you start baking.

  1. Preheat the (conventional) oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Measure all ingredients and set them aside.
  3. Cut two small or one large piece of baking parchment (you will end up with 10 cookies, approximately 2inches big).
  4. Sift and whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and corn starch together.
  5. Chop 75g Aero chocolate and 35g dark chocolate, put in a heat-proof bowl and add 2tbs butter.

Chop the remaining 15g of Aero into very small bits, you will sprinkle them on top of the dough later.

Step 2: Wet Ingredients

  1. Melt chocolate and butter over a pan of boiling water or in the microwave (keep an eye on it, so it doesn't burn).
  2. Whisk one egg with 1/4c sugar for 5 minutes, until pale and frothy.
  3. Slowly pour melted chocolate into the egg mixture while whisking continuously.

Step 3: Cookie Batter (Dough?)

Mix wet and dry ingredients together. Use a spatula to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl. Your batter will be runny at first, but once the chocolate cools, it will thicken.

Step 4: Baking

  1. Arrange cookie dough on the baking parchment, remember that they will spread a little bit, so leave enough space between cookies.
  2. Sprinkle liberally with Areo crumbs.
  3. Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 9-12 minutes.

If you are new to baking or aren't sure about your oven, put one test cookie in the oven to figure out how long to bake it for.

Step 5: Enjoy

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