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These Double Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cookies are such and easy dessert recipe, and you won’t find anyone else bringing them to the cookie exchange! So full chocolate with bits of peppermint, this is one of my favorite recipes for Christmas and the winter holidays!
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Double Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Chocolate peppermint cookies with an amazing crunch!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time9 mins
Total Time39 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 219kcal


  • 2 ½ cups chocolate chips divided
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup of Andes peppermint crunch chocolate


  • In a double boiler, add the 2 cups chocolate chips and stir until melted and smooth.
  • Place the melted chocolate into a small metal bowl.
  • Whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter in large bowl until creamy.
  • Add sugar and vanilla extract and beat until smooth.
  • Add eggs; beat until well incorporated.
  • Add in the melted chocolate.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix until well blended.
  • Stir in remaining ½ cup chocolate chips and the Andes chocolate.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Scoop out tablespoons full of dough and form a round ball.
  • Place onto the cookie sheet that was lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake cookies for 8 to 9 minutes.
  • Cool cookies on the baking sheet for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer cookies to racks to cool completely.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 107mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g