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Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies

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These chocolate peppermint chip cookies and the Andes Mint Chocolate Cookies, are all from the same cookie, but it’s amazing how different the chips make them. I asked a bunch of people which cookie they preferred and everyone had a different opinion, so of course I have to show all three kinds. I actually go back and forth between my favorite as well. I love when March hits and the Girl Scouts bust out those Thin Mint cookies so I’m always a little pulled in that direction with the Andes Mint Chocolate cookies but there’s something just so darn perfect and holiday awesome about the peppermint chip version.
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Normally I don’t really do peppermint in my dessert unless it’s totally awesome, candy yes, cookies or brownies? Not really. But these peppermint chips are different. It’s not the hard candy like many peppermint desserts sport, instead it’s these little chips that taste like peppermint white chocolate. They get all melty and creamy which means that the cookie is melty and awesome.
 Peppermint Chip Chocolate Cookies ohsweetbasil.com
Plus they make your house smell like the holidays and I loooove the holiday smells. Decorating is fun and feels so exciting, but when you walk into a house that smells like Christmas, well that’s when you really get into the holidays. Don’t you think?

Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies

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Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 1 batch

Ingredients

Recipe by me

  • 1 1/4 Cup Butter softened (MUST be softened)
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Unsweetened Hersheys Cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Andes Peppermint Baking Chips

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the butter and sugar until smooth and lightened in color.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together all of the dry ingredients.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix only until the ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Stir in the baking chips.
  • Spoon onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Remove to a cooling rack.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 5017
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 930mg310%
Carbohydrates 680.9g227%
Fiber 34.4g143%
Sugar 402.2g447%
Protein 59.1g118%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

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8 comments

  • Carrian, These cookies look delicious! I wanted to let you know that they will be in a Christmas Cookie Roundup on my blog this week with a linkback to your site for the recipe. Happy Holidays! Joan-MyCookieClinic

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    • Oh wonderful! I’ll have to watch for it!

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  • Hi – Can you tell me how many cookies come from one batch? Thanks!

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    • Depending on size I get 24-36:)

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  • These peppermint cookies look so delicious! Definitely a recipe I will be adding to my to bake list this Christmas…

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    • You’ll love them!

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  • they make my mouth water!

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