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12 Days of Cookies: #11 - Andes Creme de Menthe Chunk Cookies

#11 top voted cookie in our “12 Days of Cookies” contest brought to you by Hiland is from Sarah Kennedy-Twiss. Each of the 12 winners gets a year of free milk from Hiland Dairy.
User Submissions Modified: December 12, 2012 at 11:11 am •  Published: December 14, 2012

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (10 ounce) package Andes mint baking chips
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Blend butter, brown sugar, white granulated sugar, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla and eggs until ingredients are mixed.

Add Andes Baking Chips and mix.

Add Flour and continue to mix until all ingredients are well blended together.

Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 45-60 minutes.

Spoon out approximately 1 oz of dough per cookie.

Form a ball and then slightly flatten.

Place on non-stick baking pans and bake for approximately 8-10 minutes.

Cool on pans for 2 minutes, then remove.