Don't skip that step! I made 3 batches using a different chocolate chip (semi-sweet, dark, and bittersweet). Hope that helps! Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate into the center of each cookie and top with crushed peppermints. They might need to bake slightly longer, so watch for preferred texture! I also purchased the mini bittersweet chocolate chips and used these in the first batches. These look fantabulous! Thanks so much for the lovely review! Love the Andes addition! The dough is wonderful to work with! I also chilled it in the fridge for a little over an hour, and then baked them for 10 minutes. We’re so glad you enjoy them, Kae! Hi Lori, We haven’t tried it, but others have and had success with it! Line baking sheets with silicone liners or parchment paper. I had the same issue…came out very crumbly and hard to mold together into balls because it kept falling apart. I wonder if my measuring cups are not accurate of if the flour is too packed in when scooping from the bag since it does settle. Thanks so much! Thank you so much for a great recipe that comes out exactly as pictured. Dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes, our holiday cookie will be the star on your dessert table. Thank you so much for this post. We doubled this recipe using the counter at the top to make 24. great flavour. They baked up beautifully in about 12-13 min, and are even better on day 2. *Nutrition information is a rough estimate. Take these to the cookie exchange--or save … They turned out SO good! Both the dark and bittersweet chips are much larger than the regular semi-sweet. Thanks in advance!! xo. Did you make any modifications? Thanks so much for the lovely review, Jenny! I like to layer my cookies with parchment paper no matter how I choose to store. Hi Eloise! Thank you! I found that the cookies came out a bit “floury” and crumbled like a cake. Enjoy! Dip in white chocolate and peppermint. time. I am all about the chocolate-peppermint combo at the time of year, and what better way than in a straight forward cookie! Love the modification, Jessica! I would love to try and make these for a Christmas, but vegan (due to egg allergy). Bake for 12-14 minutes until the cookie tops form cracks. Next time I’ll double the mint extract for a stronger mint flavor. Sometime between December 1st and now I was hit by a severe craving for chocolate and peppermint, and friends this is rare as I expressed in my 5-Ingredient Peppermint Mocha Frappe post. Using the parchment, lift the cookies out of the pan onto a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet. dark, bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips. These cookies are our Christmas tradition now. Come try our flavorful invention that resembles a before or after dinner mint with a burst of cherry zest. ☹️ They turned out adorable. These are so delicious! It’s more like a thick brownie batter. Add in the vanilla extract, … So good! First of all I used all organic ingredients including the candy canes which I found at whole foods (the only place with organic candy canes). I switched peppermint extract for vanilla, and topped The cookies with heath toffee chips, and it was perfect! They came out not cracked at all and didn’t spread as much as I expected but beautiful cookies! The cookies were just wonderful. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Thanks for the wonderful recipe! Thanks so much! Hope that helps! I just finished the last batch. xo. Would I buy this again? I made these and they ended up coming out very fluffy and cakey? Do you have a suggestion for an egg replacement to make them vegan? I also used chocolate chunks and accidentally used a little extra peppermint extract. I doubled the recipe but cut the sugar to less than a cup with a few packets of stevia. So glad you liked them. Thanks for sharing! Hi Jessica! I prefer the mini chips. When you first finish mixing it, it looks more like brownie batter. Sooooo tasty! I like things like mint slice (hopefully u know that wat that tastes like) and so yeah. Yes, I always use unsweetened cocoa powder. Add chocolate chips and stir in with a mixing spoon and then chill in the freezer for 10 minutes while the oven finishes heating. Clever & very fun photos ~ the cookies look great! I used a gluten free flour blend (Pamela’s artisan blend) and it worked perfectly. These were a great addition to my holiday cookie platter, thanks! Will definitely be making these every year at Christmas! Posted on Last updated: December 2, 2019 Categories Courses, dessert, recipes, vegetarian. They chocolate flavor is powerful but the peppermint (equally powerful) balanced it. It brings out the chocolate flavor, so it goes in all my chocolate recipes to give that deeper, richer taste. What storage suggestions do you have for these cookies? Thanks for sharing your experience, Lauren! They turn out awesome. Of course, the candy canes melted into the cookie. I’m with the other bakers who tried peppermint bark and were more successful with these cookies. These are delicious! Chocolatey, pepperminty, YUM. They are the first recipe I ever made of yours. Easy and addictive. Michelle writes about food and travel. I just tried making these with the metric conversions and they came out very dry and crumbly. It was solid, but nothing that stands out. Thank you for sharing your recipe! Fine way of explaining, and fastidious article to get facts I froze the dough for 2 days and baked 3 as a test straight from the freezer. I think I’ll be making these in the future with my daughter for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve! This delicious recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cookies is a great way to get in the Christmas holiday spirit. Any ideas on what I should change to use oat flour? If you make more than 1 dozen, the recipe yields way more than said – I made the 2 dozen recipe and ended up with 3, and made 3 dozen recipe and ended up with nearly 5! Why espresso? But no matter! Is there a specific egg alternative you recommend for this recipe? It cooked fine, though. What a great recipe! Hope that helps! Beat in eggs and vanilla. By the way, I’ve made quite a few of your recipes and they always turn out amazing! I love the combination of peppermint and chocolate for the holidays. This will be forever recipe for chocolate peppermint cookies. Later, I used the standard size chocolate chips. We’d recommend either a flax egg or applesauce! Over low heat, warm cream just until it starts to steam. Kelly. Thanks for this! The candies only melted enough to stay in place. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. They came out more crispy than chewy, which I’m usually not into, but they were light and almost wafer-like, which was super delicious, and the chocolate flavor was more intense. Add egg, peppermint extract and beat until light and fluffy, scraping down the sides as you go to ensure even mixing. These cookies have no leavening agents other than the eggs, so they don’t puff up a ton and spread. I’d also use a bit less peppermint extract as it seemed to overwhelm the chocoate flavors. These chocolate peppermint cookies just scream CHRISTMAS! Reach her at michelle@honestandtruly.com. By Ree Drummond. I’ve baked these cookies 3 times within a month. I made the peppermint patty filling as per the recipe (only a half batch though), but added in 5 tbsp of powdered sugar, a total of 2 tsp of mint extract, plus a dash of almond milk. I think next time I’ll use 1 cup of dark brown sugar. These are absolutely delicious And the flavors are perfect! Thanks so much for the lovely review, Sarah. Perfect amount of peppermint to chocolate. You don’t need to chill it until the dough is freezing cold. This recipe is perfect just how it is, but I tweak a couple things according to my taste. Score! Will this recipe work with bleached flour? I followed the directions exactly, so not sure what happened! They loved them and I will make them again this upcoming Christmas! I played with these cookies a lot, and I figured out that they aren’t fussy. Will be making more batches this winter. 3/8 cup of sugar and 3/8 cup of smashed peppermint sugar. Pour in melted chocolate and butter, and stir to incorporate. Hope that helps! Thanks so much! I’m terrible in the kitchen, but this is the one thing I make every year and my kids LOVE them. Thanks for the inspiration. This recipe only makes 12 cookies? You basically want to crush them and get them on the cookie right after. We cann have a hyperlink trwde artrangement btween us. I will definitely be making these again. Absolutely fantastic!! In a large bowl, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. I’d imagine most all purpose gluten free flours would do just fine – except the bean based ones, unless the bean taste doesn’t bother you. So wonderful! The rank and file performance will be given a formal rating every six months — I needed 6 dozen cookies for a cookie exchange. Definitely going to try these when candy canes start coming in the stores again. Also, I doubled the mint because I love that flavor. They were a hit! way too salty, and no matter how much you bake it it always tastes raw. They’re easier to handle and sprinkle on top. Having all the sugar coming from two mini candy canes and 3/4 c sugar left them not cloyingly sweet but perfectly hinting at sweetness. I increased the mint extract by 1/4 tsp. I don’t have peppermint extract. Pleaxe lso visit mmy wesite =). I did make a few adjustments of my own. I have purchased silicone baking mats since last year, would you think these would work well or would parchment be best? Thanks for your time! Some links in this post are affiliate links the earn me a commission if you purchase through them. Glad you still liked the final product, though :D, These look amazing I cannot wait to try them! I think this is going to be my new holiday cookie of choice! Can’t wait to make these!! Everyone loved them. I’ll definitely make these a holiday cookie staple! I did not have any peppermint extract so I replaced it with vanilla extract and they turned out just fine and still pepperminty with the candies on top. Beat at high speed to incorporate air. Thanks for another tasty recipe! These are almost too delicious. Thanks for sharing your changes, Martha! Hi Robyn! The double batch made approximately 38 cookies….on the smaller side (I used 1 tbs scoop to make balls). If my son wasn’t allergic to peanut butter I could see using peanut butter chips instead as another good option. I also suspect they’d make the perfect partner to hot cocoa or crumbled into a vanilla or mint milkshake (that would be the end of me). I wet a folded paper towel with olive oil and rubbed the bottom of my rounded, all metal tbsp, with it and used that to make the impression into the cookie top. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. I used 3/4 tsp peppermint and 1 cup of dark chocolate chips and it turned out delicious! So I just made these cookies last night! The bottom give us a flat surface. Merry Christmas! Substituted King Arthur 1-1 gluten free flour for the flour and didn’t have candy canes on hand so I used Andes instead. When making cookies with sugar topping, such as Snickerdoodles, I always have leftover sugar/cinnamon mixture. If it was too floury and crumbly, it sounds like you added a touch too much flour? Meant to leave 5 starts, it wasn’t working. Spread a layer of peppermint glaze across half of the cookie bottom. I did make quite a few changes though! Really delicious! I’m thinking maybe I should add more chocolate chips to the batter? Thanks I found they adhere fairly well as long as the cookies are still very hot. Chocolate Cookies with Peppermint Chips are the perfect addition to any Christmas cookie gifts you hand out, but only if you can stop eating them that is. These will be my go to dessert for all things peppermint chocolate. Packed with dark chocolate, cocoa, brown sugar, vanilla, and peppermint, and rolled in both … Baked for 11 minutes, and ended up with 32 cookies. I made several of the Minimalist recipes for the holidays this year. Hi! dress may possibly appear like a daunting job. about my presentation subject, which i am going to Thanks for the feedback, Evan! Beat in egg, then stir in vanilla and peppermint extracts. xo. We’re so glad to hear you enjoy them, Vy! I think the dough was in the freezer for about 20 minutes instead of 10. I rolled them in powdered sugar to give it the peppermint “crackle” effect since I didn’t have peppermint candies on hand, and doubled the extract. I made this last night and it was ok. Will make again :). You can also press the cookies down with a fork prior to baking to help them spread out a bit more. I made these cookies last Christmas and they were SOO good. Check out this tutorial! Large remains were used on ice cream. The photography is amazing and I want to bite my screen. Thank you! I will be relying on this recipe every Christmas instead. I think it’s time to give up on making the two-layer bark. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn a commission from qualifying purchases. This is the first review I have ever written for a recipe – I really had to for this one. Trying to get it right for an office treat xx. What is the reason of putting the dough in the freezer? Freeze after baking? It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I re-read the recipe several times just to make sure I wasn’t missing some additional water that should be added. Will make them again for sure! It didn’t affect it because these cookies came out deliciously. Set aside. I have and it’s hard to make choices now on what to make next! First I bought peppermint oil and candy canes and Starlight mints. These were delicious! Oh my, these are just so beautiful. I did not have candy cane or peppermint extract. Or maybe next time we’ll attempt a marshmallow frosting, and toast it with a torch. I was very nervous using a recipe I found on the Internet, but you are one of the good ones. Looks like others have tried it and have had success with it! The residual heat will melt the chocolate and butter the rest of the way. Search the net and find a recipe. xo. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Make the dough, form into balls, and freeze. I have peppermint oil and use 2 dashes. Could I use a flax egg as a replacement for an egg to make this vegan? Still came out delicious. Jump to Recipe Chocolate and peppermint is by far my favorite seasonal obsession. Great to bring to a cookie exchange or leave out for Santa. The perfect cookie for the holiday season! I will try to make it with GF flour, vegan butter, and flax egg for my next attempt so others can eat them too! This recipe really came out amazing. Super delicious and soft! I didn’t have peppermint extract. I made them for a cookie swap. PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE This is pure delight for your taste buds. Gradually add flour mixture and beat until just combined. I mixed the chocolate base with salted caramel chips and it was perfection! We are so glad you enjoyed them! Has anyone else had this experience? I wanted to make a peppermint cookie this season and found this recipe while searching the web. We’re so glad you enjoyed them, Kelly! Once you chill it, it firms up and you can scoop and bake it then. I used allergen-free dark chocolate chips from Enjoy Life. Big hit at our Christmas dinner! Yum :-). We’ll be adding these to our yearly Christmas cookie list! Thanks for sharing about the GF modification as well! And, now we can add these Chocolate Peppermint Cookies … To keep the dough from drying out, cover the bowl with a damp cloth. of the oil was perfect for a double batch . I ended up with approximately 12 dozen cookies so I think the recipe as written is for a generous dozen; not that I’m complaining, mind you, I got to eat a whole bunch of yum myself with plenty to spare for gifts! My family loves them, and I’m sure the people I am gifting them to will also love them. Oh baby, they are sooooo good! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Just made them with 1 to 1 gluten free flour blend, and they are sublime! Well I couldn’t add a picture. And quite simple to make. I use a tbsp to measure them out before flattening and I find I get more like 20-22 cookies per batch. I made this recipe for the first time and I CAN’T stop eating them! Can you suggest an adjusted cook time and/or temperature from frozen? Does it matter if the flour is not unbleached? The edges where crispy and the middle was soft. I make them with gluten free flour and they are excellent. This lets the butter and chocolate solidify just a bit. Along those lines, when I say you want to chill your dough for a couple hours, make sure you chill it. No, the two are totally interchangeable. Add a dollop of ganache to each cookie and gently swirl. I also looked at a couple of recipes to see how much oil versus batter would result in a good, but not overpowering mint flavor. Stir in chocolate chips and crushed candy. I made these with my nephew for some festive baking! My son has aspergers and is VERY picky about food. When you chill batter the cookies stay a bit puffier when you bake them. Our FREE 49-Page Fan Favorites e-Book has 20 recipes we think you’ll LOVE! Great flavors…I would add a little more sugar next time to the dough. Is this normal for those who have tried the recipe? Whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. They were a hit with the whole family. As soon as the butter is mostly melted, remove it from the heat. I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. I followed everything and still turned out dry do you know anything on how to make them more chewy or gooey ? What is the purpose of putting the batter in the freezer for 10 minutes? Over all, great and easy cookie to make. I think I made about 6 batches of these last Christmas. this will be the basis of their salary increments. Thanks for the lovely review, Alexis! Someone actually took a ridiculous amount of time to break down the changes for all the individual ingredients…if you’re curious: http://sweets.seriouseats.com/2013/12/the-food-lab-the-best-chocolate-chip-cookies.html. I want to make these but store them for a holiday party and for Xmas. I was wondering how to make this vegan :). I did not put the dough in the fridge, but cooked immediately after mixing everything together. Thumbprint Cookies: The Simple Classic Recipe That's Delicious All Year! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for sharing, Cecelia! Thank you!!!!! The texture is only point. I actually didn’t know you had vegetarian recipes, I always thought your recipes were all vegan. This recipe will be used for years to come. Chocolate + peppermint are a perfect combo! I thought it was cute and yummy. Making a double batch tomorrow so I can enjoy some with my husband, yum!! Lovely Web site, Stick to the wonderful work. So glad I found this recipe! I only wish I had doubled the recipe because this recipe did not make as many cookies as I would have liked. I subbed a flax egg and earth balance for a vegan cookie. I also added about 3 or 4 tbsp almond milk at the end because it was so thick I couldn’t really mix it well enough. Peppermint Chocolate Drop Cookies with rich chocolate brownie flavor and cool peppermint crunch are the ultimate Christmas cookies for die-hard chocolate and mint lovers. :) These look great, love the photos :) Hey Jill, You can find an egg replacer at the grocery store. Hi! Honestly though, ganache means you heat up a little bit of cream and pour it over chocolate. Thanks. These are going to be a Christmas staple from now on! I used this recipe along with your 5-Ingredient Peppermint Patties to try to replicate a cookie from a local vegan bakery, which they call Santa Babies. That should work! present in university. Ingredients for Easy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. Gently mix in chocolate chips. You can use vegan butter and replace the egg with a flax egg and use dark chocolate chips! This gave me a great starting point. The recipe is always a hit and my family looks forward to these cookies every year as well! YUM!! Bookmarked. Peppermint Shortbread Cookies Recipes - Honest And Truly! Hi! Delicious. I left them in for 14 minutes but they probably needed longer because of the vegan substitutes. Make sure to chill the dough. I substituted vegan butter and a vegan egg and they worked great. I think I am going to have to make a vegan version asap. As long as the dough solidifies, you can start making your cookies. Nice needed chocolate cookie for Christmas. You won’t use all the candy cane you crush, so save any extra to top your next hot chocolate or use it to make peppermint bark. Thanks for sharing this recipe! As close as possible to my favorite chocolate chip peppermint holiday cookies at the Walt Disney World Contemporary Resort! Don’t add more flour; you did it right. I’m sure they’ll go over well there! I’d recommend either a flax egg or applesauce! I would say that they are almost more of a cookie/brownie, maybe due to the baking powder. Hi Katie! So yummy! It has been our family’s go-to cookie recipe this holiday season. The mint combo is everything. […] Whether that’s making homemade peppermint hot chocolate, peppermint bark, or straight up chocolate peppermint cookies, I’m […]. When the dough comes out of the fridge, it’s thick. Overall, it was ok. I have a large family :). I doubled the chocolate chips too because we’re chocoholics :). I use 1 tsp peppermint extract and 1tsp vanilla extract. I came across this recipe online last night and made a double batch immediately. They are soft and cakey. Add salt, cocoa powder, and flour and mix on low speed until combined. The candy canes melt on. These look like my absolute all time favourite kind of cookie, YUM! I wasn’t sure when to add the candy cane bits but I think it turned out best when we put the crushed up bits on top before baking. I was craving chewy chocolate peppermint cookies, and that’s what I got :) As written I needed to quadruple the peppermint extract, for my own personal tastes. ( I made a double recipe; used a non-rounded tablespoon amount per cookie; got 53 cookies; used 4-5 crushed full size candy canes). We’d suggest baking for less time to make them less dry. They’re festive, flavorful and hard not to get addicted to! Very delicious, and the hint of mint made the cookie treat quite refreshing. Let us know how it goes! Thanks so much for all of the great recipes you share! Is this how its supposed to be? Any suggestions on what I might have done wrong? Let set. Very chocolatey and minty. So yes, you will see me drinking homemade peppermint lattes not infrequently. I will definitely be baking these again! The only substitutes I made were to add more mint extract for the lack of candy canes and to also add almond extract and vanilla extract for personal preference. I have one happy husband and 2 happy toddlers :) I’ve made many of your recipes and they are always great! I’d recommend chilling them for at least 30 minutes in the fridge as mine tended to spread out. Thanks! This recipe is an absolute wonder. Glad your daughter loved them, Stephanie! The only teeny tiny adjustment I made, was using vanilla infused sea salt instead of regular. :). These look great, love the photos! The combination of chocolate and peppermint just feels like Christmas to me. The peppermint and extra dark chocolate balance each other out so nicely! Loved these! Also, I doubled the recipe since I made them for a bake sale. I made these twice yesterda,y super simple and quick to through together. Simple factor: 30 minutes from start to finish; prepared using 1 bowl. You are a godsend for a new vegan! I made a few modifications to make these vegan friendly for my husband – vegan butter (Miyokos) and flax egg – based on some of the other comments it sounded like this was a viable option. Thanks for this great (and very easy) holiday cookie recipe! The cookie scoop lets you not only make sure your cookies are all the same size, but it also scoops more easily than a spoon, which saves you time and frustration. Prep Time 15 minutes Delicious! Your recipe rescued me. I read various things onlince ranging from more liquid to tapioca something and I need some cooking experts to give me some advice! Leave me a comment to let me know what you think about it, too! These chocolate cookies are exactly what Santa wants waiting under the tree. Thank you Dana! I also skipped the candy cane. I make peppermint bark with all my leftover melted chocolate from any truffles I whip up, and of course there’s my candy cane brookies. You won't use all the candy canes. If I’m going to indulge on anything over the holidays it might as well be these! So luscious and satisfying. Hi, i love your recipe however i was wondering how to make them taste more peppermint-y? Thanks for the feedback, Kristyn. I could not see the point of topping the cookies with a standard chip but did so in the first two batches. I converted the recipe so it would be 100% vegan though! Do you think your DIY Gluten free flour mix would work well for these cookies? What a great recipe! My daughter asked me where I was hiding the cookies! That made it taste even better and made it easier for me to make. I baked for approx 8 mins and they are perfect. I made them gluten-free (with Bob’s Red Mill 1-to-1 flour) and dairy-free (with Miyoko’s Vegan Butter). Wow! just substitute vegan butter for the regular stuff and a flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax seed + 2-3 tbsp water) for the chicken egg! Jeanette. Set it aside until cookies finish baking. If you share your photo on Instagram using the hashtag #MinimalistBaker, we’d love to see what you baked up! Good luck! We haven’t tried it, but another reader mentioned doing so with success. He typically doesn’t enjoy sweets, however, he LOVED these cookies. If you don’t want to make the ganache, you could just drizzle melted chocolate on top of the cookies and press in the candy canes. I made these minus the chocolate chips and candy canes (didn’t have any) and they taste just like thin mints but chewy!!! While the cookies are cooling, melt white chocolate wafers in the microwave or a double boiler according to the package directions. They were excellent but, next time I’ll use 1/2 a cup or more. If using salted butter, just leave out the salt. Thanks so much for the lovely review and for sharing your modifications! ), Chocolate Covered Pretzel Christmas Presents, Delicious And Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce, Getting A New Grill? They are delicious. 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