Grasshopper Mint Cookies
Author: Nikki
These cookies are soft, chewy and delicious! The mint flavor is the perfect flavor for the holidays and cookie exchanges!
  • 1 box devil's food cake mix, dry not prepared
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
Mint Frosting
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 drops green food coloring, optional
Chocolate Ganache Frosting
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips will work)
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter, cake mix and eggs until smooth until dough is formed.
  3. Roll cookies into 1-inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-9 minutes.
Mint Frosting
  1. Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl. Add powdered sugar, milk, mint extract, salt and green food coloring. Beat until smooth, adding more powdered sugar and milk as needed to reach desired consistency.
  2. Frost cool cookies with mint frosting.
Chocolate Ganache
  1. In a microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and cream. Heat in 30 second increments, stirring in between each increment until smooth.
  2. Glaze the tops of the mint frosted cookies with the chocolate ganache.
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