You like chocolate? You like chocolate cookies? You like mint? Then my oh my have I got the dessert for you. These things are a-freaking-mazing. You want to make them. You want to eat them. You want to leave some for Santa on Christmas eve too. That is, if you want to guarantee yourself a permanent place on the nice list. And for some added security, put them in vanilla ice cream and you’ll guarantee your kid’s kid’s kid’s a permanent place.
My lovely sister in-law Monica introduced me to these little devils. She asked if she could bring them for the dessert for Thanksgiving and I said of course despite the fact that I wasn’t quite sure what they were. Now that I have experienced their deliciousness, I am beginning to feel like I have been deprived all these years. And just in case you have never had them before I’m sharing the recipe with you so you don’t have to live in the Mint Cookie Truffle darkness that I have for the last 27 years.
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My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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