12/3/18

Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Cookies

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These little peppermint shortbread cookies are just 6 ingredients and little moist bites of Christmas heaven! The perfect cookie for a cookie exchange, or to brighten up a treat plate!
Christmas Cookie Recipe

You can make this dough ahead and store in refrigerator so it's ready to slice and bake! Perfect to keep handy for last minute needs during the holiday season when you need to show up with festive treats!
Christmas Cookie Recipe

I'm using my 3 great sponsors in this recipe!: Adams Extracts and Colors: Pure Peppermint Extract, as well as their food colors which are free from artificial dyes! I'm also using Sprinkle Pop's adorable little candy sprinkles in the shape of candy canes! they are so cute! and I couldn't get through my holiday baking without this great Silpat silicone baking mat. (and that it comes with a ring that helps it stay rolled up when I'm done?.. oh yea).


Let's get baking!





Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Cookies

These little peppermint shortbread cookies are just 6 ingredients and little moist bites of Christmas heaven! The perfect cookie for a cookie exchange, or to brighten up a treat plate!

ingredients:

  • 2½ cups flour
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, cold and  cubed small
  • 1¼ cups Andes peppermint crunch chips 
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • Chocolate canding coating white or milk chocolate (or both)
  • red food coloring (optional)
  • Candy Sprinkles (optional)

instructions:

  1. Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Use a pastry blender to cut in butter. You want to work it till it is very fine crumbs.
  3. Stir in extract, food coloring, and peppermint crunch chips.
  4. Place dough on counter and with your hands to knead the dough until it comes together and forms a ball.
  5. Shape dough into a log about two inches in a diameter and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for two hours. (If wanting to freeze dough for baking later, after wrapping in plastic wrap, also wrap in foil or seal in zip lock bag. Store in freezer up to 3 months. then thaw before proceeding.)
  6. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  7. Line a baking sheet with silicone baking mat or parchment paper baking sheets.
  8. Cut slices of cookie dough about ¼ inch thick and place on baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or just until cookies are set. Do not over bake.
  9. Let cool for several minutes on baking sheet before removing to cooling rack. Let cool completely.
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