Desserts, Parve

Mint Chocolate Crack Cookies

mint chocolate crack cookies

Who doesn’t love a cookie that lets you know exactly when it has reached the desired degree of doneness? That’s what these crack cookies do: when they’re ready to take out of the oven, they crack! The following recipe makes a LOT of cookies, which is a good thing because most people can’t get enough of anything chocolate. Not everyone, on the other hand, likes mint chocolate A

Mint Chocolate Crack Cookies

Makes 90 cookies


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • ¾ cup margarine
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon mint extract


  1. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt
  2. On moderate heat, in a medium saucepan, cook sugar, margarine, and water, stirring until margarine is melted.
  3. Remove saucepan from heat, add chocolate chips, stir until melted. Transfer mixture to large mixing bowl. Cool 5 minutes.
  4. Beat in eggs, one at a time.
  5. Gradually add flour mixture until just mixed.
  6. Add mint extract.
  7. Let dough stand 10 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°
  9. Form heaping teaspoons of dough into balls. Place about 16 balls on each cookie sheet.
  10. Bake cookies 11-13 minutes. The cookies are ready when they “crack.”