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Chocolate peppermint cookies
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Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

These Peppermint Chocolate Cookies are it. They are a slightly crunchy chocolate peppermint wafer cookie, dipped or topped with delicious peppermint flavored chocolate, and sprinkled with goodness. These are the perfect holiday cookie! And will disappear quick because they are delicious.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, Christmas cookies, Cookies, Peppermint
Servings: 36
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Rachael Yerkes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Chocolate Peppermint Topping

  • 10 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • Chocolate mint chunks sprinkles, etc. for decorating

Instructions

Cookies

  • In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to beat butter and sugar together on medium speed until fluffy.
  • Add egg, peppermint extract and vanilla and beat again.
  • In a separate bowl, sift flour and cocoa powder together, baking powder and salt
  • Add Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides and whisk ingredients together.
  • Combine wet and dry, and using a hand mixer, mix to incorporate.
  • Split in half, and form into two disks, place on parchment paper and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Roll dough out, use a 2 inch biscuit cutter to cut out cookies
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
  • Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Then transfer to wire rack to allow to cool completely.
  • While cookies are cooking, start chocolate topping.
  • Melt chocolate chips in microwave in a microwave safe bowl, by heating in 20 second intervals, stirring between each. Once mostly melted add peppermint extract and oil, and stir completely.
  • Dip or spread chocolate on cookies, and decorate as you'd like!
  • Place on parchment to let chocolate set!
  • Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.3mg