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
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 8 oz
    candy canes, finely crushed
  • 4 oz
    bittersweet chocolate

How to Make Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Crackles


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

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Course/Dish: Cookies Other Snacks

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