Christmas Cookie Countdown, Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of my Christmas Cookie Countdown. I’ll be posting a different Christmas Cookie recipe every day from now until Christmas. If you miss any days, just look for the posts labeled Christmas Cookie Countdown. Today’s cookie is Andes Mint Cookies. These are delicious little cookies with bits of those famous brown and green mints sprinkled throughout.

Andes Mint Cookies

1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs
1 10-oz package Andes mint baking chips
2 2/3 cups all purpose flour

Blend butter, brown sugar, white sugar, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla and eggs until well mixed. Add baking chips and stir. Add flour and continue to mx until all ingredients are blended. Cover and chill for 45-60 minutes. Form into balls and place on cookie sheet, flattening slightly. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cool 2 minutes, then remove to rack to cool.

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