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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe

This Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe is a favorite Christmas cookie recipe that the whole family loves! We typically make these chocolate peppermint cookies to give to friends and family during the holiday season.

chocolate peppermint cookies Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe This chocolate peppermint cookies recipe starts off with a decadent chocolate cookie coated in white chocolate and sprinkled with candy cane bits. It's a delicious Christmas cookie that's a family favorite!

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe

A delicious and easy dessert for the holidays!

There’s something about chocolate and peppermint that just screams the holidays to me! 

I love love love these cookies because they combine the delicious goodness of chocolate with the fresh winter taste of candy canes…my kids refer to these as the Candy Cane Cookies…and I must say they are always a hit when I take them to Christmas parties!

This chocolate peppermint cookie starts off with a decadent chocolate cookie that’s dipped in white chocolate and coated in crushed candy canes….it’s truly delicious and the perfect Christmas cookie for gifting!

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Yield: 24

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies Recipe


  • 1 Cup of Butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups White Chocolate Melts
  • 1 Cup Crushed Candy Canes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together butter, vanilla, and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add in Eggs and combine thoroughly.
  4. Slowly mix in cocoa powder.
  5. Blend in flour 1/2 cup at a time.
  6. Drop cookies on baking sheet with 2 inches of space between each cookie drop.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or cooked through.
  8. Let cookies cool completely.
  9. Melt white chocolate according to package instructions.
  10. Dip cookies in white chocolate.
  11. Sprinkle heavily with crushed candy canes.
  12. Let dry completely before serving.

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