Home · Recipes Peppermint Chocolate Sugar Cookies Author: Maryanne CabreraPublished: Dec 14, 2015Updated: Sep 27, 2022 View Recipe21 ReviewsThis post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy. Soft and chewy peppermint chocolate sugar cookies are great for ice cream sandwiches! These sugar cookies are dipped in melted chocolate and topped with crushed peppermint candy canes. The holidays were so easy as a kid. You had a few weeks off from school and didn’t have to worry about a thing! The holidays was just a time to enjoy yourself and partake in all the merry events and activities. No worries, no stress, you just cruise and relax into the new year. That’s not the case once you’ve grown up. Responsibilities and to-do lists are overloaded during the holiday season. My big obligation- creating sweets and desserts for family and friends. Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies Sugar cookies are the most versatile cookie ever. They’re synonymous with pretty much every holiday. Heart sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day, bunnies and eggs for Easter, pine trees and ornaments for Christmas. These sugar cookies for people who don’t want to deal with cookie cutters and punching out shapes. These are simple drop cookies. To make them festive and fancy, I dipped them in dark chocolate and sprinkled on crushed candy canes. Try these cookies for ice cream sandwiches using fresh mint ice cream, peppermint ice cream, or dark chocolate mint ice cream! Peppermint Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookies Sugar cookies dipped in melted chocolate and topped with crushed peppermint candy canes.Yield: about 2 dozen Prep Time: 20 minutes minutesCook Time: 10 minutes minutesTotal Time: 30 minutes minutes Servings: 24 Print Recipe Pin Recipe Rate Recipe Ingredients10 Tablespoons unsalted butter (141 g), room temperature1 ¼ cup granulated sugar (250 g)1 large egg1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour (227 g)1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon fine sea saltToppings:1 cup dark chocolate (170 g), roughly choppedcrushed candy canes or peppermints, as needed Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F.In large bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla and mix until combined. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Add to butter mixture. Mix on low speed until thoroughly combined.Use 1-½ inch (diameter) cookie scoop to portion out balls of dough. Place cookie balls about 2-inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheet.Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges of the cookie are set. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 3 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool to room temperature.Assembly:Gently melt chopped chocolate over a double boiler. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Dip room temperature cookies in melted chocolate, immediately sprinkle with crushed candy canes and allow to set up on a wire rack. Allow chocolate to set before eating. Author: Maryanne Cabrera Course: DessertCuisine: AmericanKeyword: chocolate dipped cookies, peppermint chocolate cookies, peppermint chocolate sugar cookies, holiday cookies Did you make this recipe?Show us on Instagram! Tag @littleepicurean and hashtag #littleepicurean.