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CHOCOLATE MINT COOKIES BARS

These Chocolate Mint Cookie Bars are simple to make. They're like a thick, ooey, gooey version of your favorite chocolate chip cookie.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keywords bar cookies, chocolate, cookies, mint, recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Base

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2-1/2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Cookie Layer

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/8 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/8 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Topping

  • 1/2-3/4 cup Andes Creme de Menthe candies, chopped or baking chips if you can find themĀ (add more or less to your liking)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Set aside an 8"x 8" square baking dish.
  2. Make graham cracker crust by combining crumbs with sugar then pouring in melted butter. Mix well. Press into bottom of square baking dish. Bake for 8 minutes in preheated oven then set aside on wire rack to cool.
  3. To prepare cookie dough:
  4. In a medium bowl, cream together butter, sugars and vanilla until creamy. Add in egg and beat until well mixed.
  5. Combine flour, baking soda and salt together in small bowl. Add to butter mixture and beat until well incorporated. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Press cookie dough gently onto graham cracker crust being careful not to mix with crumbs.
  7. Sprinkle desired amount of Andes candies on top of cookie dough.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool. Cut into squares and store in airtight container.