Introduction: Mint Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

Mint and chocolate is a classic (and delicious) flavour combination. These cookie sandwiches are quick and easy and are a great way spice up a simple chocolate cookie recipe.

Makes about 14 cookies

Step 1: Ingredients


- 142 grams butter (softened)

- 1 cup sugar

- 1 egg

- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

- 1 cup plain flour

- 5 tbsp cocoa powder

- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda (bi-carb soda)


- 1 cup icing sugar

- 100g butter (softened)

- 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract

- 1 tablespoon milk

- 6 drops green food colouring

Step 2: Preheat Oven

Pre-heat the oven to 180C (350F)

Step 3: Butter and Sugar

In a large bowl, whisk the butter and sugar until light and fluffy

Step 4: Egg and Vanilla

Mix in the egg and vanilla extract

Step 5: Flour, Cocoa Powder and Baking Soda

In a separate bowl combine the flour, cocoa power and baking soda

Gradually, add this dry mixture to the butter mixture. Mix well.

Step 6: Baking Tray

Line a baking tray with baking paper

Drop spoonfuls of mixture onto the baking paper (make sure to leave about 4-5 cm between each spoonful, the cookies will expand)

Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes

Step 7: Filling

Meanwhile, collect the ingredients for the mint filling

Step 8: Butter and Sugar

In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy

Step 9: Mint Extract, Milk and Food Colouring

Stir through the mint extract and milk.

Mix in green food colouring, one drop at a time, until the mixture is a light green colour

Step 10: Cookies

Once cookies are out of the oven, place them on a flat surface to cool.

Make sure to let them cool completely, before adding filling

Step 11: Constructing the Sandwich

Spread a thick layer of mint icing on the flat side of a cookie

Place a second cookie on top (with the flat side on the icing)

Step 12: Enjoy!

Your mint chocolate cookie sandwiches are complete!

Add chocolate chips to the cookie mixture to make them extra chocolate-y or replace the mint icing with mint ice cream for a delicious ice cream sandwich!

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