Fudge Cookies- Mint or Chocolate Cherry

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes


  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups baking chips we used Nestle Toll House DelightFulls mint-filled and cherry-filled


  1. Preheat over to 375. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  2. In mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and sour cream.
  3. In small bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to shortening mixture and mix well.
  4. Add your baking chips and stir in. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets and bake until cookies are puffed and edges are set, about 9 minutes. Cool on cookie sheets and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.