Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies!

I got this recipe from the Mennonite Girls Can Cook blog.

These came out SO good, if you're a chocolate peppermint fan you will enjoy these.


Lovella - Mennonite Girls Can Cook

  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 farm fresh egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup hot coffee. . or water
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons crushed candy canes
Cream the butter with the sugar.
Add the egg and the vanilla and beat well.


In a small bowl, combine the hot coffee and the cocoa and stir until no lumps remain.


After it has completely cooled, add to the sugar mixture.


Combine the dry ingredients and add to the creamed mixture.


Add the chocolate chips and the crushed candy canes.


Drop by a small ice cream scoop onto a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.


Bake for about 8 minutes for little cookies at 350. The shiny spot in the middle of the cookie should have gone dull. . .but don't wait longer than that to remove them from the oven.

Melt 1 cup each of chocolate chips and white chocolate chips.

Put the melted chocolate in a zip loc bag or cake decorating bag and cut a small hole in the corner to squeeze the chocolate onto the cookie as shown.

Sprinkle a little bit of crushed candy cane on top of each cookie while the chocolate is still melted.

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen small cookies


  1. I have this exact recipe open on my computer over at the mennonite girls can cook blog. I was hoping to make them today or tomorrow, so good to know it'll be worth it! :)

  2. oh my hips...thanks Sandra it's perfect to make with the snow falling..