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peppermint latte patties

Recipe by
Devon Delaney
Westport, CT

These cookies have s unique texture and some of my all time favorite holiday flavors. I have made them for so many years and they are always everyone's favorites. Like a warm cup of holiday latte each bite says Happy Holidays!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peppermint latte patties

  • 14 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    plus 2 tablespoons ap flour
  • 1/4 c
    dutch process cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 c
    mascapone cheese
  • 6 Tbsp
    light cream, divided use
  • 1 c
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    crushed candy canes

How To Make peppermint latte patties

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream 10 tablespoons butter and granulated and brown sugars in a medium bowl. Beat in yolk and vanilla. Add flour, cocoa, coffee and beat until smooth. Place dough on wax paper and roll into a 10 x 2 inch log. Wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Slice dough into 1/4-inch rounds and flatten gently on a cookie sheet. Bake for 7-8 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Meanwhile, cream 4 tablespoons butter, confectioner's sugar, mascarpone cheese and 3 tablespoon cream until smooth. Spread over half of the baked cookies and close with a plain baked cookie.
  • 3
    Melt chocolate chips and remaining cream in a small saucepan, adding more cream to make smooth but not runny. Spread over a half of each cookie and top wet chocolate with candycanes.

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