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Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

This Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe is a family favorite and so easy to customize!  We love adding peppermint during the holidays but use cinnamon candies for Valentine’s Day and Chick-o-Sticks for Easter…or caramel corn for Halloween….I love how versatile this Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe is!

Delicious Chocolate Mint Cookie Recipe
This Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe is so delicious and perfect for the holidays!

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Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

The Perfect Christmas Cookie Recipe!

Looking for the perfect Christmas cookie recipe the whole family will love? These chocolate mint cookies are the perfect treat for the holidays!

The perfect mix of chocolatey goodness with the crunch of holiday peppermint…these Christmas cookies are sure to please everyone.  These little candies take these Christmas cookies to a whole new level!!

The rich gooey chocolate mixes perfectly with the crunchy peppermints to create the perfect Christmas cookie recipe.

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe
Yield: 12

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 1/2 cups chocolate chips divided
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes


  1. In a double broiler, add the 2 cups chocolate chips and stir until melted and smooth.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. Using electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until creamy.
  5. Add sugar and and vanilla extract to the butter, then beat until smooth.
  6. Add eggs to butter and sugar mixture; beat until well incorporated.
  7. Slowly add the melted chocolate to the sugar mix.
  8. Add dry ingredients and mix until well blended.
  9. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.
  10. Scoop out one tablespoonful of dough and form a round ball.
  11. Place onto cookie sheet that was lined with parchment paper.
  12. Bake cookies for 8 to 9 minutes.
  13. Cool cookies on baking sheet 5 minutes.
  14. Transfer cookies on parchment paper to racks to cool completely.

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Theresa @DearCreatives

Wednesday 16th of December 2015

Chocolate & peppermint you can't go wrong. Thanks for joining the Inspriation Spotlight party. Pinned & shared.

Trisha @ Home Sweet Homemade

Wednesday 9th of December 2015

Looks delish! Pinned Visiting via Winen'd Down Wednesday blog hop!

Linda at Mixed Kreations

Sunday 6th of December 2015

These cookies look delicious! Love the combination of the chocolate with the peppermint. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Pinning and sharing!

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