I created this recipe to enter in a contest at the state fair, where it won a blue ribbon. These cookies take a little time to make, but the results are worth it!

Decadent Mint Cookie Cups Recipe

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Preparation: 2 hrs20 mins
Cooking: 18 mins
Total: 3 hrs38 mins
Serves: 10 people


  • 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate mini chips
  • 2 ½ tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa
  • tsp. baking powder
  • tsp. salt
  • 9 Andes Candies chopped


  1. In microwave or double boiler, melt unsweetened chocolate, ½ cup chocolate chips and butter. Cool for 10 minutes.

  2. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar and egg for 2 minutes.

  3. Beat in vanilla and the chocolate mixture.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; beat into chocolate mixture.
  5. Stir in remaining chips and mints.
  6. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
  7. Press about 1 tbsp of dough into each cup of a mini muffin tin. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.

  8. With a spoon, carefully widen hole in center of each cookie; bake for 6-8 minutes longer, until slightly puffed and set.

  9. Let cool for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire rack.

  10. Cool completely.

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