Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Cooking Method
Difficulty Intermediate
Best Season Winter
    For Cookies
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • White Chocolate Frosting
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chocolate chips
  • 4 ounces cream cheeese (softened)
  • 3 confectioners sugar
  • 1/3 -1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies
  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter & sugars together until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs & vanilla.

  2. Combine the flour, cocoa, salt & baking soda. Gradually add to the creamed mixture & mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips

  3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375F for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely

  4. For Frosting
  5. In a microwave safe bowl, melt vanilla chips in 15 second increments. Cool. In a small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese. Gradually beat in confectioners sugar. Add melted chips, mix well.

  6. Frost cookies; sprinkle with peppermint candies


If you use a larger cookie scoop (like I did) the cookies may need a little longer cooking time.

Keywords: Christmas, Peppermint, Cookie