Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups | Occasionally Crafty: Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

Monday, December 1

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

To be honest, I love mint chocolate all year around- but it's especially festive at Christmas time!  Today I'm sharing my recipe for Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups.  You will absolutely want to add these to your holiday baking lineup!

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

I have this delicious recipe for Chocolate Chocolate Chip cookies that I discovered a few years ago on All-Recipes, and with a few quick modifications, it was the perfect base for some cookie cups.

After adapting my recipe and purchasing my bag of Hershey's Mint Truffle Kisses, I discovered that they have a similar recipe on the bag of kisses!  (Headdesk).  Still, my base is different enough that I decided to post these anyway!

The recipe below offers a delicious chocolate cookie dough.  Once you have everything mixed up, use a cookie-dough scoop or a loaded spoon to place a large ball of dough into greased mini muffin tins.  You can also use paper baking cups.

While the dough is baking, unwrap your delicious truffle kisses and have them ready, because you'll need quick access to them when the cookies are done baking.

Remove your cookies from the oven and quickly press a truffle kiss into the center of each cookie, tip down.  The kisses will begin to soften and melt a bit.  That's exactly what you want them to do!

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

Once cookies cool completely, enjoy the delicious taste of rich chocolate cookies paired with creamy mint truffles.  These cookie cups will be gone in a flash!

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie Cups

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
appx 24 Mint Chocolate Truffle Hershey Kisses

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2.  In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy.
3.  Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl, then stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
4.  Use a cookie scoop to drop balls of dough into a prepared mini-muffin tin.  Tin should be greased or paper baking liners/cups should be used.
5.  Bake cookie cups for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or just until set.  
6.  While cookie cups are baking, remove the wrapping from the kisses and place them in a bowl for ready use.
7.  Remove baked cookie cups.  Quickly press a kiss, tip pointing down, into the center of each cookie cup.  Kiss will soften and melt.
8.  Cookies are best served within 12-24 hours.  Keep leftovers in a tightly sealed container to maintain freshness!

Today I'm thrilled to be part of a virtual Christmas cookie exchange  with some of my bloggy buddies!  . We all love Christmas Cookie Exchange Parties because you go to the party with one kind of cookie, but come home with dozens of cookies to taste! There's nothing better than seeing all of the cookies out on all of their plates and getting to go around and fill up your bags with other people's delicious recipes. Here are 40+ delicious cookie exchange recipes so you can find the perfect cookie to take to the party this holiday season!

Be sure to follow along on the Cookie Exchange Pinterest board for year round cookie recipe inspirations!
Follow Reasons To Skip The Housework's board The Cookie Exchange on Pinterest.

cookie exchange 4

Andes Mint Cookies

Double Chocolate Mint MnM Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

cookies 1

Peanut Butter Cake Box Cookie

Raspberry Almond Meltaways

Olaf Nutter Butter Cookies

cookies 2

Snowflake Meltaway Cookies

Chocolate Turtle Cookie

Candy Cane Brownie Blossoms

cookies 3

Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Cranberry Almond Shortbread Bites

No Bake Eggnog Cookies

cookies 4

Double Chocolate Rum Balls

Magic Cookie Bars

Christmas Molasses Ginger Cookies

cookies 5 Rosettes

Mint Chocolate Truffle Cookie cups

Cornflake Christmas Wreath Cookies

cookies 6

Christmas M&M Cookies

Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies

Easy Sugar Cookie

cookies 7

Jelly "Popper" Cookies

Key Lime Pie Bars

Gingersnaps with Dark Chocolate Chips

cookies 8

Maple Bacon Snickerdoodles

Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Chocolate Thumbprints Cookies

cookies 9

Christmas Tree Brownie Pops

My Favorite Things Cookies

Old-Fashioned Gingersnap Cookies

cookies 1
cookies 10

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Holiday Confetti Sandwich Cookies

Lemon Oatmeal Lacies Christmas Cookie

cookies 11

Snowball Cookies

Healthy Biscochos (Vegan, Raw, & Grain-Free)

Almond and Milk Chocolate Ganache Thumbprint Cookies

cookies 12

Porcelain Sugar Cookies

OREO Dipped Christmas Cookies

Rolo Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies {Gluten Free}

cookies 14

Chocolate Mint Cream Cheese Cake Mix Cookies

Giant Monster Cookies

Crispy Coconut Pecan Butter Cookies

cookies 2

Candy Cane Sugar Blossoms

Candy Cane Frosted Sugar Cookies

40+ cookie exchange recipes

Which one will you try first?

Connect with us! You can find us here:
Image Map


  1. Replies
    1. Everyone has such great recipes- I can't wait to try out a few! Thanks for stopping by!

  2. yummm- dreaming of a cookie filled Christmas :)

  3. Wowww!!! Why haven't I discovered this blog post earlier?!!! Better late than never. Thank you for sharing such a great recipe Valerie!

    Hail Claims San Antonio

  4. This was amazing. My dad is extremely picky but he loves these! My only question would be if I could make them gluten free? Thanks!!! AMAZING COOKIE CUPS!

    Have you viewed Fishing Lodges Alaska click here


Thanks so much for stopping by! I try to answer all valid comments as soon as possible, but you can also email with an urgent question. Have a great day!