Mocha Mint Cookies

Mocha Mint Cookies - chocolate mocha cookies topped with a fudge mint candy
Do you ever “lose” things?
What I really mean
is put something away,
and then totally
forget where YOU put it?
Sadly, I do this ALL the time…
like the other night for instance.
I looked everywhere for my old camera bag.
It still had my star filter in it and
I just knew that I had put it “somewhere”.
Mocha Mint Cookies - chocolate mocha cookies topped with a fudge mint candyWhere that was eluded me for about an hour…
I had to eat cookies to help calm down (don’t judge)
then I remembered that I put it
on a pile of sweaters in my closet…duh.
More clothes had been piled on top of it…
no wonder I couldn’t find it:-)I wish I could say this was a once in a while thing…
but it happens to me ALL the time.
Things just “disappear” and then I get mad/upset
because they aren’t where I remember them being.
But then they show up in another place because
I “put” them away.
Oh, bother!
Being organized doesn’t help if you are forgetful;-)

Mocha Mint Cookies - chocolate mocha cookies topped with a fudge mint candyGood thing I didn’t lose this mocha cookie recipe…
because you definitely want to try these.
They were SO yummy!!!!

And they are small, so you can eat more of them.
And smaller cookies, means smaller calories, right?
Don’t burst my bubble by telling me different!

Mocha Mint Cookies - chocolate mocha cookies topped with a fudge mint candy



Mocha Mint Buttons

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Yield: 60 cookies

Mocha Mint Buttons

Chocolate mocha cookies with a mint fudge center.


1/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup dark cocoa powder
1 Tablespoon instant coffee crystals
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 egg whites
1/3 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
60 mint fudge cups


  1. In bowl, beat butter. Add brown sugar, cocoa powder, coffee, and baking soda. Beat until combined. Beat in egg whites and yogurt until combined. Beat in the flour.
  2. Place granulated sugar in a small bowl. Roll the dough into 1/2 inch balls and roll in sugar before placing on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350* for 8 – 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in a airtight container between wax paper layers. These will keep for up to a week.


I found the Fudge Mint cups at the Dollar Store.


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  1. says

    These look so yummy! I am very forgetful too. I think all creative people are. It is because we have so many ideas in our mind that it doesn’t leave room for much else! Whenever I have a “blonde” moment, which by the way happens often. My husband always says “well at least you can paint a pretty picture”! Cracks me up everytime!

  2. says

    This sounds GREAT Joce (as do all of your creations) – I swear I gain weight reading your blog ;-). I love that these are relatively healthy too… I’ll be on the lookout for those mini fudge cups!

  3. says

    YUM! I agree with you…smaller means you can eat more! : )

    I get SO mad when I lose things because it’s so not like me. That’s more frustrating than anything!

  4. says

    I forget where I put things all the time as well. So you aren’t alone!

    And those look so yummy! Can you taste the mocha in them a lot? I am not much of a coffee/mocha girl but these look too good to pass up because I LOVE mint.

    Thanks for linking up!

  5. says

    Those look super yummy! Plus I really like the look of the green and brown colors together. Always looking for new christmas cookie to bake, so this will get bookmarked.

  6. says

    That makes me so frustrated! I do the same thing all the time, and I know that a couple of years ago, I would’ve remembered! What’s happening to me?? I’m only 24! I have quite a few years to start forgetting things!

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  8. says

    I put things where I won’t forget where they are–then promptly do. It’s just because we women do so much and our brains are full. Ha!

    This recipe looks delish!

  9. says

    Love your cookie recipe! I love mocha flavor and will definitely try to make some soon! You have a really lovely blog, very cheerful and fun to read! Happy Holidays to you!

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