Chocolate peppermint crinkles

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow sugar!! These delicious cookies are fun to make and and have the perfect festive feel for the holiday!

20 min
30 cookies



  1. In a medium bowl, wish flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  2. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat
  3. In a second medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, brown sugar and granulated sugar.
  4. Add the melted butter and whisk together. Whisk in the eggs one at a time until well combined.
  5. Stir in the peppermint extract and chocolate chips.
  6. Add the flour mixture and fold in until just combined.
  7. Do not over mix
  8. Chill the dough for at least one hour
  9. Heat the oven (with the rack in the middle position) to 350 F. Line two rimmed sheet pans with parchment paper
  10. Put the confectioners’ sugar into a medium bowl.
  11. Using a measuring tablespoon, scoop out a level spoonful of the dough into the palm of your hand and roll into a ball (dough will be sticky)
  12. Add to the confectioners’ sugar and roll it around to coat. Place on the prepared pan.
  13. Repeat, spacing the cookies about 2” apart; 12 cookies per pan.
  14. Bake the cookies one sheet pan at a time until puffed, 10 minutes (you want them to be a little under done)
  15. Place the sheet pan on a wire cooling rack and let the cookies cool in the pan for 10 minutes then transfer to the rack to cool

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