Trying-to-Be-Sonja’s Chewy Mint Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

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One of my friends (and now classmates!), Sasha, had a birthday yesterday! Since we had a long day of student teaching and then classes of our own, I knew she was going to need some treats to keep the day fun. One of her favorite cookie recipes is the Post Punk Kitchen’s Chewy Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies, and one of my favorite kinds of cookies is my friend Sonja’s Mint Chocolate Cookies, so I decided to meld the two together and create Chewy Mint Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies. I used the PPK’s recipe (which is simple and quick!), and instead of 2 teaspoons of vanilla I used only 1 teaspoon vanilla and added 1 1/2 teaspoons of mint extract to the batter. The cookies are dark and chewy just as promised, with a strong hit of mint. They are not quite as thick as Sonja’s cookies but to my memory, they taste just as good. Mmm. They were eaten with gusto by many of our classmates and professors, and I got a big grin and hug from Sasha – which was definitely the biggest incentive for making them!

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8 Responses to “Trying-to-Be-Sonja’s Chewy Mint Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies”


  1. 1 Sasha October 16, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    Sasha definitely approves these cookies!!

  2. 2 talia October 16, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    oh my gosh that is the cutest picture!!!

    they look fab

    happy birthday day Sascha!

  3. 3 jesseinbolivia October 17, 2009 at 2:38 am

    The photo doesn’t look like a photo. How’d you do it…
    You got my mouth watering across the world.
    It’s hard to find cookies when you don’t pay for food or have an oven. ugh…

  4. 4 BitterSweet October 17, 2009 at 8:07 am

    How lovely! This looks like a gift that anyone would be happy to receive. :)

  5. 5 Lili October 17, 2009 at 11:20 pm

    If your baking wasn’t so fantastic, and I didn’t think you’d be an incredible teacher, I’d suggest a career as a food photographer!

  6. 6 Tessa October 17, 2009 at 11:31 pm

    So many compliments! Thanks everyone! Sasha and Sonja were both great inspirations for these cookies :-)

  7. 7 mihl October 19, 2009 at 4:30 am

    Lovely package! Thjis sounds like a wonderful new cookie.

  8. 8 Mama Veg October 19, 2009 at 5:37 am

    These look awesome! I love the presentation.


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