Triple-Chocolate Peppermint Treats

Santa is sure to stop by your house if you leave these minty chocolate cookies waiting for him. They’re quick and easy for the whole family to make together.

Triple-chocolate peppermint treats
Triple-Chocolate Peppermint Treats
Triple-Chocolate Peppermint Treats
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6-1/2dozen 40minutes 10minutes per batch
Servings Prep Time
6-1/2dozen 40minutes
Cook Time
10minutes per batch
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake until set, 8-10 minutes. Cool 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For frosting, melt white baking chips in a microwave; stir until smooth. In another bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in melted chips. Add enough milk to reach desired consistency. Frost cookies; sprinkle with peppermint candies.
Recipe Notes

1 cookie: 99 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 72mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fibre), 1g protein.

Originally published on Taste of Home.