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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – these chocolate cookies have a hint of peppermint and are super fudgy.  They are topped with a white peppermint glaze and more peppermint candies.  

You guys know that I am a huge fan of chocolate, right?  I mean my favorite homemade brownies are chocolate on chocolate. If there is a way to get more chocolate in something I am probably going to do it!  And come Christmas time, I am all about chocolate and mint/peppermint together.  Grasshopper Pie is pretty much my favorite Christmas dessert.

So these chocolate peppermint cookies will come as no surprise. They are a super rich, fudgy, and chocolate cookie that has a little bit of peppermint in there. And guess what else? More chocolate! Yep, a few chocolate chips are in there as well.

You can click HERE to get the full recipe for these cookies.

chocolate cookies with white chocolate drizzle on a cooling rack.

These chocolate cookies are so soft they pretty much just melt in your mouth. If you can keep from eating the entire batch when they are still warm, I would consider that a success. I used peppermint baking bits on the top of my cookies, but crushed candy canes would add even more flavor and texture to these cookies.

If you are looking for a new Christmas cookie recipe to try, this is a must!  I you like chocolate at all, you are going to love these.  They are so soft and chocolate-y and when they are warm it is almost brownie like.  These might be the single reason I gain 5 pounds in December.

peppermint chocolate cookies on a plate

The white peppermint glaze on the top is super simple to make. You just mix powdered sugar with a little milk and a couple drops of peppermint extract to get it a nice and smooth consistency.  You want to wait until the cookies are completely cool before you put the drizzle on, or it will just melt into the cookie.

These are such an easy Christmas cookie to make, you are going to be making them on repeat all December long.  They would be great to give teachers or neighbors as a gift as well. Trust me, everyone is going to love these!

peppermint chocolate cookies on a cooling wrack

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cookies on a cooling wrack

I am sharing this recipe over at Imperial Sugar today.  Click on Chocolate Peppermint Cookies to get the full recipe.

**I have an ongoing relationship with Imperial sugar for recipe development. I was compensated for my time to create this recipe.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

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Wednesday 12th of December 2018

These cookies didn't even make it to our cookie jar! They are so good!! I love them warm out of the oven!


Tuesday 11th of December 2018

I can smell these in my oven already! They look SO good!


Tuesday 11th of December 2018

I need to remember to make a double batch of these cookies next time! They were gone in a flash!


Tuesday 11th of December 2018

These peppermint cookies are the BEST! I love anything with chocolate and peppermint!


Tuesday 11th of December 2018

The perfect Christmas cookies! I love this flavor!

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