Double Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
2 cups flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt butter in microwave for 1 minute. Add sugars and mix well.
Add eggs and peppermint extract. Mix well.
Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.
Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
Drop dough by rounded spoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
Makes 5 dozen.