WATCH: How to Make Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies
This cookie recipe is perfect for the holidays. Make them for Christmas Eve or gift them to cookie-loving friends: they'll be a sure hit!
Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep time 25 minutes
Cooking time 35 minutes
Makes 3 1/2 dozen
1 1/2 cups butter
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
3 medium eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup peppermint candies, coarsely crushed
1 Preheat oven to 375°F.
2 In the mixer, cream butter until soft then add sugars. Beat until smooth and fluff y.
3 Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
4 In a bowl, sift the dry ingredients together. Add to the creamed mixture.
5 Fold in the chocolate chips and candies.
6 Drop or scoop cookie dough on baking sheets, 1 to 2 inches apart.
7 Bake for 10-12 minutes.