Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Crackles

Mandy Holmes


I haven't tried these yet but they sound good and fit the holiday so I just had to share.

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 dozen
10 Min


1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
unsalted butter, softened
1/3 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
large egg
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
8 oz
candy canes, finely crushed
4 oz
bittersweet chocolate


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly butter baking sheet
2Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl; whisk to combine
3Combine butter and sugars in a medium bowl, cream together until light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, add egg and vanilla; beat to combine
4With mixer on low, spoon in dry ingredients; mix to combine. Add crushed candy and chocolate bits; mix until evenly incorporated
5Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place about 3 inches apart on baking sheet and flatten slightly. Bake 10-12 minutes
6Let cookies cool for about 5 minutes on sheet; transfer to wire cooling rack to cool completely

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks