Chocolate Mint Sandwich Cookies Recipe

The chocolate mint sandwich cookies recipe is quite special! A creamy peppermint filling, sandwiched between two rich chocolate halves, unbelievably delicious!

 

Ingredients
6 tablespoons salted butter
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons water
2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

Filling:
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup salted butter, softened
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

Hardware
Whisk
Medium sauce pan
2 x medium bowls
Cookie sheets
Mixer

Step 1: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
Step 2: In a medium saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, water and chocolate chips. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted. Cool.
Step 3: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 4: Beat eggs and vanilla extract into mixture.
Step 5: Gradually add the flour mixture until just combined.
Step 6: Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 7: Bake for 10-12 minutes or until firm. Immediately transfer cookies to a cooling surface.

Filling:
Step 1: Combine filling ingredients in a medium bowl; beat until smooth.
Step 2: Spread bottom half of cookies with filling; top with remaining cookies.

Makes about 30 cookies.

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