Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies #FillTheCookieJar

December 01, 2016

Your perfect holiday cookie is here! A soft double chocolate cookie topped with a fudgy chocolate frosting and peppermint candies.
Happy December..It's time for all things baking and the Christmas season! Yippee!

It's also time for this month's Fill the Cookie Jar. Just a quick re-cap...it's a fabulous Facebook baking group that shares their favorite cookie recipes each month. This month's theme is, of course, Christmas.

When I think of Christmas cookies, peppermint seems to be a perfect choice.  What goes great with peppermint? Chocolate, of course!  A nice, chewy, chocolate cookie filled with chocolate chips and then, we top them off with a dreamy, chocolate frosting.  Then, we've sprinkle them with a chopped peppermint candies.

These are soooooo good. I so very much love them and so will you..trust me. Don't forget to leave a cold glass of milk for Santa with these..they are super-chocolaty!


linking up & weekend potluck



Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

by Table for Seven
Prep Time: 00:30
Cook Time: 00:10
Ingredients (Approx 24 cookies)
  • 1 box chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
FOR TOPPING
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint candy
Instructions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper/ slip mats.
In a mixing bowl, mix together dry cake mix, butter and eggs until mixed completely. Mix in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips.
Shape dough into approx 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes or until set.
Let cookies cool for 5 minutes before removing from cookie sheet.
Then, cool completely before frosting.
FOR TOPPING
In a saucepan, melt whipping cream with 1 cup chocolate chips until completely melted and smooth.
Spread on cooled cookies, then, sprinkle with chopped peppermint candies.

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