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Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups

Mint Chocolate Cookie Cups are a perfect treat for St. Patrick’s Day or mint chocolate lovers! Ultimate Grasshopper Cookie Cups with Andes Mints.

Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups

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Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups Recipe

Like mint chip ice cream in mini pie form with a creamy mint filling inside a rich dark chocolate cookie crust made with a rich chocolate cookie crust. When chocolate and mint get together, mmm…magic happens. Cool mint and rich chocolate make a delicious cookie combo – perfect for a dessert.

Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups

Grasshopper Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • Large egg
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup salted butter, softened to room temperature
  • half tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Andes Cookies Frosting Ingredients

  • ½ cup salted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 and ⅓ cup powdered sugar
  • ⅛ tsp mint extract
  • 2 tbsps heavy cream
  • 3 drops green food dye
  • ½ cup andes mints, pieces

grasshopper cookie ingredients

How to Make Grasshopper Cookie Cups

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Lightly coat a mini muffin tin with vegetable shortening.

3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda.

whisk dry ingredients

4.  In another large bowl, beat the sugar and butter together for 1-2 minutes.

5. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined.

add egg and vanilla

6. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and beat until combined.

7. Add about 1 tsp of cookie dough to each mini muffin cavity. (¾ full)

add cookie dough into muffin tin

8. Bake cookie cups for 10-12 minutes.

9. Cookie cups will be soft when they come out of the oven. Use the back of a measuring spoon, shot glass or other small circle to gently press in the center of each cookie cup.

10. Allow the cookies to rest for 5 minutes before removing them to a wire cooling rack.

11. Let the cookies cool completely before adding the icing.

let cookies cool

How to Make Andes Mint Cookies Frosting

1. Beat the butter with the heavy cream and powdered sugar until well combined.

2. Add the mint extract and food coloring and beat until well combined.

3. Using a disposable bag, Pipe the frosting on top of each cookie cup.

4. Sprinkle andes mints pieces on top of each cookie cup.

5. Enjoy!

Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups

grasshopper cookie cups recipe

Yield: 24

Andes Grasshopper Cookie Cups

Grasshopper Cookies

Mint Chocolate Cookie Cups are a perfect treat for St. Patrick's Day or mint chocolate lovers! Ultimate Grasshopper Cookie Cups with Andes Mints.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • Large egg
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup salted butter, softened to room temperature
  • half tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Andes Cookies Frosting Ingredients

  • ½ cup salted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 and ⅓ cup powdered sugar
  • ⅛ tsp mint extract
  • 2 tbsps heavy cream
  • 3 drops green food dye
  • ½ cup andes mints, pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly coat a mini muffin tin with vegetable shortening.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda.
  4. Another large bowl, beat the sugar and butter together for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined.
  6. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and beat until combined.
  7. Add about 1 tsp of cookie dough to each mini muffin cavity. (¾ full)
  8. Bake cookie cups for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Cookie cups will be soft when they come out of the oven. Use the back of a measuring spoon, shot glass or other small circle to gently press in the center of each cookie cup.
  10. Allow the cookies to rest for 5 minutes before removing them to a wire cooling rack.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool completely before adding the icing.

How to Make Andes Mint Cookies Frosting

  1. Beat the butter with the heavy cream and powdered sugar until well combined.
  2. Add the mint extract and food coloring and beat until well combined.
  3. Pipe the frosting on top of each cookie cup.
  4. Sprinkle andes mints pieces on top of each cookie cup.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 172Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 119mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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