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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

These soft and chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies have the perfect amount of peppermint flavor to make them bright and festive! The perfect addition to your holiday cookie trays!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate peppermint cookies
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 13 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 139kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips plus more for sprinkling on top


  • Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream sugars and butter together until light and fluffy.
  • Add in egg, vanilla and water and beat until well blended.
  • Gradually stir in dry ingredients.
  • Fold in baking chips.
  • Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  • Scoop out rounded tablespoons of cookie dough onto prepared cookie sheet. Dough is very thick.
  • Bake for 7-8 minutes or until they are set. Do not over bake.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle with additional Andes chips if desired, and let cool on a rack.
  • Store in an airtight container.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg