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Mint Chocolate No-bake Cookies

These Mint Chocolate No-bake Cookies are easy and delicious. Dark chocolate and sweetened coconut no-bake cookies are topped with creamy green mint frosting, smooth chocolate ganache, and garnished with sweetened coconut flakes. 

This small batch recipe makes just 6 large cookies.

Even though it may look like a lot of ingredients, these cookies are very simple to make.

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No Bake Mint Chocolate Cookies

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How to make No Bake Mint Cookies

For the dark chocolate no-bake cookies

Line a small cookie sheet with wax paper. Click for a small baking sheet.

In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, dark cocoa, and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently, and boil for about 1 – 2 minutes.

sugar, butter, dark cocoa, and milk in a sauce pan

Stir in the vanilla and salt.

Add the oats and sweetened coconut and stir to combine well.

no bake cookie mixture in a sauce pan

Drop into 6 spoonfuls onto the wax paper. Shape them if needed. Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes.

6 no bake cookies on a baking sheet
Dark Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

For the mint frosting

While the cookies chill, make the frosting. Add the butter, powdered sugar, and milk to a stand mixer and beat until creamy and blended. Click for a stand mixer.

powdered sugar, butter, and milk creamed in a mixing bowl

Add in the mint extract and green food coloring. If necessary, add an extra teaspoon of sugar or milk to achieve the right consistency for thick frosting.

green mint frosting in a mixing bowl

Remove the cookies from the fridge and spread with the green frosting. Return the cookies to the fridge to let the frosting set, for about 5 minutes.

6 no bake cookies with green mint frosting on top
No Bake Mint Cookies

For the chocolate ganache

In a small sauce pan, combine the chocolate chips, milk and butter over very low heat. Cook and stir constantly until the chocolate is smooth and remove from the heat.

Spread the chocolate ganache on the chilled cookies.

6 no bake cookies with green mint frosting and chocolate ganache on top

Garnish with more coconut flakes and return the cookies to the refrigerator to chill for about 10 minutes.

6 no bake cookies with green mint frosting and chocolate ganache and coconut on top

If there are any cookies left over, store them in the fridge in a single layer of wax paper.

six Chocolate No Bake Cookies with Mint and Coconut, three on a plate, three on parchment paper
Chocolate No Bake Cookies with Mint and Coconut

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Mint Chocolate No-bake Cookies

Mint Chocolate No-bake cookies have dark chocolate and sweetened coconut no-bake cookies topped with creamy green mint frosting, smooth chocolate ganache, and garnished with sweetened coconut flakes.
4.50 from 4 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 6 cookies
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients

For the Cookies:

  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup dark cocoa powder
  • cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • cup sweetened coconut flakes

For the Frosting

  • 2 Tablespoons butter (room temperature)
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • teaspoon mint extract
  • 2 or 3 drops green food coloring

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • ¼ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • More sweetened coconut flakes for garnish

Instructions
 

For the Cookies:

  • Line a small cookie sheet with wax paper. Click for a small baking sheet.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently, and boil about 1 – 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the vanilla and salt.
  • Add the oats and sweetened coconut and stir to combine well.
  • Drop into 6 spoonfuls onto the wax paper. Shape them if needed. Refrigerate until set, about 15 minutes.

For the Frosting:

  • While the cookies chill, make the frosting. To a stand mixer, add the butter, powdered sugar and milk and beat until creamy and blended. Click for a stand mixer.
  • Add in the mint extract and green food coloring. If necessary, add an extra teaspoon sugar or milk to achieve the right consistency for thick frosting.
  • Remove the cookies from the fridge and spread with the green frosting. Return the cookies to the fridge to let the frosting set, about 5 minutes.

For the Chocolate Ganache:

  • In a small sauce pan, combine the chocolate chips, milk and butter over very low heat. Cook and stir constantly until the chocolate is smooth and remove from the heat.
  • Spread the chocolate ganache on the chilled cookies.
  • Garnish with more coconut flakes and return the cookies to the refrigerator to chill, about 10 minutes.

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Notes

  • If there are any cookies left over, store them in the fridge in a single layer on wax paper.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 3gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 157mgPotassium: 152mgFiber: 3gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 367IUCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
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