Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Adapted from Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.

  • 2 cups unbleached flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder, sifted
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 8 ozs semisweet chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 ozs white chocolate chips, melted
  • 3 ozs peppermint candies, crushed
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine margarine, sugar and eggs. Mix until smooth. Stir in melted chocolate and peppermint extract. Mix until blended. Add flour mixture and chocolate chips. Mix until all is moistened. Chill dough until easy to handle. Preheat oven to 350. Make dough into 1" balls. Place on prepared baking sheets and bake for 11 minutes. Let cool. Meanwhile melt white chocolate chips until smooth. Dip the top of each cookie into melted chocolate then into crushed peppermint candy.
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Posted: 12/3/2015
Rated by 1 users (5.00)
WW Points* : 3.36
40 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143
Calories from Fat 43 (30%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 9g 3%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Potassium 4mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 13g
Protein 2g 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.