Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 6: Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies (with coupons!)

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We’re winding down to the end! It’s very nearly Christmas!  This is Day 6 (as in 6 days till Christmas) in our blog series for Christmas baking.  This next recipe is for a yummy mint chocolate chunk cookie I’ve made and is awesome.  I hope you enjoy it!

chocolate chunk cookies

DAY 6 – Mint Chocolate Chunk Cookies


1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 drops green food coloring — (more or less to preferred shade)
2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks
2 cups creme de menthe baking chips

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar. Mix in the eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and food coloring; add to butter mixture, and stir until just blended. With a large wooden spoon, stir in chips and chunks. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

(Photo only credit:  nutellaenchanted)


Butter:  $1/1 Challenge Butter Product printable$0.75/1 Smart Balance Spreadable Butter & Blended Butter Sticks printable$0.50/1 Kalona Super Natural Organic Milk, Buttermilk, Whipping Cream, Half & Half, Butter, Cottage Cheese or Sour Cream printable, $0.50/1 Land O Lakes Half Butter Sticks, exp. 12/31/13 (ALL YOU Aug ’13), $1/1 SunButter Product printable

Sugars:  $0.40/1 Domino Granulated Sugar, exp. 1/4/14 (RP 11/03/13), $0.75/2 C&H Sugar Product printable$0.75/2 Domino Sugar Product printable

Eggs:   $0.75/1 Davidson’s Safest Choice Pasteurized Eggs printable, $0.35/1 Land O Lakes Eggs, exp. 2/17/14 (SS 11/17/13), $0.50/1 Simply Balanced Eggs Target printable, $0.75/1 Eggland’s Best Cage Free Dozen or Organic Dozen Eggs, exp. 2/3/14 (SS 11/03/13 #2 R)

Vanilla Extract:  $1/1 Simply Organic Vanilla printable$0.55/1 Spice Islands Vanilla Extract (Publix Winter Family Savings Printable), $2/1 Crisco Baking Sticks and McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract, exp. 12/27/13 (Publix Happy Holidays Flyer)

Flour:  $1/1 Ultragrain All Purpose or White Whole Wheat Flour printable$1/1 Ultragrain All Purpose or White Whole Wheat Flour printable$1/1 Hodgson Mill Flour or Cornmeal printable

Baking Soda:  $0.50/2 A&H Baking Soda or A&H Fridge Fresh Product printable

Chocolate Chunk:  I don’t know if any of these include chunks rather than morsels, but it’s worth a look!  $0.50/1 Ghirardelli Baking Chips (Ibotta Deposit)$0.50/1 Nestle Toll House Morsels (Target mfr.)$1/2 Ghirardelli Baking Chips (Publix Winter Family Savings Printable), $1/2 Hershey’s Baking Melts, Hershey’s, Heath or Reese’s Baking Chips, exp. 12/31/13 (SS 11/10/13 R, $0.75/2 Hershey’s Baking Melts, Hershey’s, Heath or Reese’s Baking Chips, exp. 12/31/13 (SS 11/10/13)


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