Peppermint Bark Snowflake Cookies

Jennifer Daskevich

By
@dasky

This cookie was inspired by two of my favorite holiday treats - peppermint bark and sugar cookies. These cookies are the perfect combination of both - dark rich chocolate with crunchy spicy peppermint and a soft chewy cookie. Delicious and beautiful!!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 box
white cake mix
1 large
egg
1 1/4 c
frozen whipped topping
1/8 tsp
peppermint extract
1/2 c
crushed peppermint candy
1 c
powdered sugar
6 oz
dark chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or silpat liner. In the bowl of a stand mixer, or with a hand mixer, combine cake mix, frozen whipped topping, and egg. Beat until combined - about two minutes. Add in peppermint extract and beat to combine. Scoop dough into balls with tablespoon, roll in powdered sugar,and place twelve on each cookie sheet.
2
Spray the bottom of a glass with nonstick spray and slightly flatten each ball. Sprinkle with crushed peppermint cookies. Bake for 7-8 minutes and remove. Cool completely.
3
Slowly melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Remove from heat and allow to cool but not firm up. When cookies have cooled, turn upside down and brush melted chocolate on bottom of cookies . Allow to cool. To speed up the chocolate setting - put cookies in freezer for five minutes. When chocolate has set enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy