Every holiday season, I love to bake several kinds of festive cookies and chocolate peppermint are always on the list. You can't beat the classic combination of chocolate and peppermint! Much like our Candy Cane candle, the little bits of candy cane combined with chocolate take me back to Christmas as a child.
When searching for a chocolate peppermint cookie recipe, it has to meet one specific criteria, there has to be A LOT of peppermint. I don't want just a hint! The recipe I tried this year is definitely going to be a repeat. It has peppermint extract, peppermint crunch bits AND is topped with crushed candy canes. The only thing I omitted from the recipe was rolling the raw cookie dough in crushed candy cane bits, I felt that they would become and melty mess, so I opted for topping the cookies with melted chocolate and sprinkling them on top. Continue reading for the full recipe provided by Two Peas and Their Pod.
Happy holiday baking!!