Chocolate Cookies for Sweet Pea Benefit Boutique

Well, I just got back from Chicago and I am so tired! There’s something about air travel that just wears me out! Anyways, a full recap of my trip will be posted on Wednesday, so look forward to that!

This recipe I posted today is one that will knock your socks off! Super chocolaty, chewy and minty! These are one of our favorite kinds of cookies to make. EVER.

Now, the reason I’m posting this recipe is because these cookies are going to be part of a silent auction called the Sweet Pea Benefit Boutique. This auction is going to be helping out two families who can’t have children and who can’t afford in vitro fertilization. As a person who has some of the same problems as these women, I can relate to a lot of what they are going through. So, I offered up just a small item for bidding! The auction starts tomorrow and there are lots of other adorable items you can bid on. Please go take a look and do what you can {aka bid on my cookies! :)} They really are yummy!

Regular posts back to normal on Wednesday!

Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies
yield: 2 dozen large cookies
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Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups chopped Mint Truffle Hershey Kisses or Peppermint Patties

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, whip butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in egg and vanilla and beat until pale yellow, 2 minutes. Gently stir in all dry ingredients until just incorporated. Scrape sides and mix again. Fold in chopped Mint Truffle Hershey Kisses and drop by the tablespoon full onto a greased cookie sheet. (about 8 cookies per sheet) Bake 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven, cool 3 minutes then transfer cookies to cooling rack.

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8 Responses to “Chocolate Cookies for Sweet Pea Benefit Boutique”

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    Devanie — April 11, 2011 at 10:12 pm

    Lauren- you’re so sweet! I might have to bid on these myself :)

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    Lauren at Keep It Sweet — April 12, 2011 at 12:38 am

    These look amazing, I bet they will do really well in the auction!

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    Jen @ keepitsimplefoods — April 12, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    These look frightfully decadent, but I’m not scared. ;)

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    Katrina — April 12, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    I love chocolate and mint as a duo! These cookies look splendid :)

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    Nisrine — April 12, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    Oh, how dark, gooey, sticky and delightful. They’re making me crave chocolate cookies right now!

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    Maris (In Good Taste) — April 13, 2011 at 12:21 am

    These cookies are decadent! I cannot wait to make them!

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    Chelsea — October 17, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    I made these today minus the mint chocolate. They were sooo delicious!! These cookies are fool-proof!

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