Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I love anything limited edition so when I saw these seasonal white chocolate peppermint M&Ms I had to have them. Even better, I then saw this recipe from Bakerella which perfectly combined my new candy obsession and holiday baking. I made these cookies for my work holiday party and they were a huge hit. I made some very minor tweaks to the recipe but the credit goes entirely to Bakerella on this one.

Bakerella’s Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (original recipe here)
1/2 cup (8 tbsp.) butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1.5 cups AP flour
1 cup white chocolate peppermint M&M’s
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

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Cream butter and sugar in a stand mixer or big bowl. Add in the eggs and vanilla, stir to combine. Then mix in the baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder. Finally, slowly add in the flour.

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When the dough has come together stir in the M&Ms and chocolate chips.

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Scoop the dough balls on to a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and bake on 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes total, rotating once at the halfway point.

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Cool completely before eating for the best texture. These cookies are chewy, fudgy, and perfectly minty. I might have to stock up on these holiday M&Ms so I can make these cookies all year!

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About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.
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