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White Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

White Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Your holiday baking isn't complete until you have made a batch or two of these White Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Peppermint Cookies! Serve with a cold glass of milk!
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Course: Dessert, Dessert/Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, christmas cookies, cookie, cookies, peppermint
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 241kcal
Author: Tracy

Equipment

  • Mixer
  • Stove
  • Baking/Cookie Sheets

Ingredients

  • 1 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup salted butter softened
  • 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp Florida milk - I used 2%
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 16 oz. melting white chocolate
  • ½ cup approx crushed candy canes

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking sheets with silicone liners or parchment paper or by using cooking spray.
  • In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt and set aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment mix together butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until well combined.
  • Mix in one egg at a time then blend in milk, vanilla extract and peppermint extract.
  • With mixer set on low speed slowly add in flour mixture and mix just until combined.
  • Scoop dough out by a rounded tablespoon and place on cookie sheets about 1-2 inches apart.
  • Bake in preheated oven about 8 minutes (cookies should appear slightly under-baked). They will be soft and a little chewy.
  • Let cool on baking sheet several minutes then transfer to a wire rack or plate to cool.
  • Once cookies are completely cool, melt white chocolate in a microwave safe bowl per package instructions.
  • Dip half of each cookie in white chocolate or drizzle with white chocolate then transfer to parchment paper and sprinkle with peppermint bits. Chill to let chocolate set about 10 minutes or more.
  • Enjoy with a cold glass of Florida milk.
  • Store leftover cookies in an airtight container or, better yet, share them with friends and family!

Nutrition

Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg
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