Chocolate-Mint Snow-Top Cookies


These minty cookies are a chocolate lover's delight. For a sweet snack at your fingertips, make ahead and freeze up to 3 months.

Chocolate-Mint Snow-Top Cookies
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
35 mins
Freeze Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
54 cookies


  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 6 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon mint flavoring

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar


  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup of the chocolate pieces over low heat until melted, stirring constantly.

  2. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Beat in sugar until fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate, eggs, vanilla, and mint flavoring.

  3. Gradually beat in the flour mixture and remaining chocolate pieces. Wrap dough in plastic wrap. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm enough to shape into balls.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in powdered sugar. Place balls about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are crackled. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Transfer to wire racks; cool. Makes 54.


Place in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

83 Calories
4g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 54
Calories 83
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Protein 1g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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