Remove the cookies to a rack to cool completely. Cheers! My daughter asked me where I was hiding the cookies! You can use vegan butter and replace the egg with a flax egg and use dark chocolate chips! I have a large family :). It was solid, but nothing that stands out. Packed with dark chocolate, cocoa, brown sugar, vanilla, and peppermint, and rolled in both … Ughghghg, so good. I love how they’re soft and so delicious, but I wanted to change them up this year to make them even more fudgy. Any tips on the best way to make them vegan? Thank you for this wonderful recipe. Merry Christmas!! Perfect cookie for the holidays. Thank you for the recipe and beautiful pictures. great flavour. I think it needs a little more peppermint. Of course I had to sample one – can’t take them to the party if I don’t! When the holidays start to roll around, I buy up candy canes and then dream up ways to use them. Not a bad thing at all, but for me a smaller cookie (more like a heaping teaspoon sise, than a heaping tablespoon) makes the perfect single serving. I think this is going to be my new holiday cookie of choice! My only comment is that they are very sweet/rich. this will be the basis of their salary increments. I ditched the peppermint bit (used almond extract instead of peppermint extract, whatever that is), and ended up with great chocolate cookies. These were amazing! Just 30 minutes from start to finish and prepared all in one bowl. This recipe only makes 12 cookies? Will make again :). Check out this tutorial! I don’t have peppermint extract. I could have eaten the whole batch! We’re so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Amanda! I’m quite sad I didn’t have peppermint candy on site, otherwise I would have definitely sprinkled some on top of the cookies like you did! I made the “mistake” of topping the dough balls with candy cane prior to baking I also purchased the mini bittersweet chocolate chips and used these in the first batches. Now a New Year’s tradition! Delicious, easy to make. This delicious recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cookies is a great way to get in the Christmas holiday spirit. Yes, I always use unsweetened cocoa powder. ( I made a double recipe; used a non-rounded tablespoon amount per cookie; got 53 cookies; used 4-5 crushed full size candy canes). If you’re concerned about the calories, then you shouldn’t be eating a cookie, just kidding, but seriously, these are large cookies and can be broken in half or just do what I did and make them smaller. This gave me a great starting point. They are a decadent mix of triple chocolate flavors with a minty kick from crushed candy canes on top. When I had to make a cookie to bring to this month’s PTO meeting, I turned to these, and the women pretty much emptied my plate. Using the parchment, lift the cookies out of the pan onto a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet. As long as the dough solidifies, you can start making your cookies. No, the two are totally interchangeable. Thanks for sharing! Use quality chocolate. I only wish I had doubled the recipe because this recipe did not make as many cookies as I would have liked. Place the crushed candy canes in a small bowl. I think the dough was in the freezer for about 20 minutes instead of 10. Come try our flavorful invention that resembles a before or after dinner mint with a burst of cherry zest. These are delicious! I’m sure these will join the long list of holiday treats prompting my New Year’s diet resolutions! They chocolate flavor is powerful but the peppermint (equally powerful) balanced it. I brought these to a cookie swap today, they were the big hit. If you use the cookie scoop, you want to roll them a little to give them a nice shape. Mistake – they spread a LOT, so will thaw it more. Dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with crushed candy canes, our holiday cookie will be the star on your dessert table. They’re basically the holiday version of my beloved soft batch double chocolate fudge cookies! The cookies are like a whoopie pie texture with just the right balance of chocolate and peppermint. Thanks so much for the lovely review, Debi. If you don’t roll them, the edges get tough, but you don’t have to make them perfect. We just prefer unbleached personally. The texture is only point. I do several cutout cookies, where the dough is just a bear to work with! Crush the candy canes. Delicious Pomegranate Fizz Cocktail - Honest And Truly! I am a mint chocoholic. I changed the recipe a bit because it has been pouring in Toronto and I didn’t feel like leaving the house to go to the grocery store. time. Hope that helps! And the dough was the most delish cookie dough ever! Mix until well combined. I’m terrible in the kitchen, but this is the one thing I make every year and my kids LOVE them. Unbleached just has a little less processing. Hi! Let us know if you give it a try! They strike the right balance between firm yet chewy, minty, chocolaty, and they’re the perfect snack to rest by the fireplace – or whatever entry point Santa uses in your home. I made a few modifications to make these vegan friendly for my husband – vegan butter (Miyokos) and flax egg – based on some of the other comments it sounded like this was a viable option. Fine way of explaining, and fastidious article to get facts I have a quick question – I recently found out I am allergic to gluten. ), Chocolate Covered Pretzel Christmas Presents, Delicious And Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce, Getting A New Grill? This recipe is also very easy to change to get a totally different cookie. Fresh from the oven and with a glass of milk, they were delicious. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Thank for sharing. Nice needed chocolate cookie for Christmas. This makes my cookie-loving heart glad. They came out more crispy than chewy, which I’m usually not into, but they were light and almost wafer-like, which was super delicious, and the chocolate flavor was more intense. Make the meringue: Pour water into a medium saucepan to come 1 1/2 inches up the sides and bring to a bare simmer over medium-low heat. This is pure delight for your taste bud. I used 1/4 tsp. I make them with gluten free flour and they are excellent. Having all the sugar coming from two mini candy canes and 3/4 c sugar left them not cloyingly sweet but perfectly hinting at sweetness. Thanks so much! xo. I just made these, they are beautiful, easy to make & delicious ?! But no matter! Add egg, peppermint extract and beat until light and fluffy, scraping down the sides as you go to ensure even mixing. Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are an easy cutout cookie! Delicious and chewy! Maybe I’m just not good at following instructions… BUT I gave this recipe a try today and for the first time they came out PERFECT! Just an idea. I did not have candy cane or peppermint extract. Thanks for this delicious, festive treat!!! This recipe really came out amazing. I converted the recipe so it would be 100% vegan though! Cant wait to make them again this year. Form the dough into small balls (heaping 1 Tbsp) and place 1.5 inches apart on an ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheet. I made these today but the cookies were drier. Let us know how it goes! Would that be fine? I used 3 for the first batch and crushed 2 more for the last batch. You definitely need more than one candy cane, but two is overkill. I’m not typically a cookie-person, but I can’t get enough of these! When the dough comes out of the fridge, it’s thick. I make everything from candy cane brookies a chewy lemon cookie to fudgy chocolate peppermint cookies. I have made several double batches. Could you sub the all purpose flour in recipes like this for your diy blend, or will it just not give the same result? Thanks! I made them with Pamela’s artisan blend gluten free flour and they turned out perfect. Thanks for youe help. Delicious! I’d give this recipe 4 stars out of 5. Easy, fast, delicious and versatile! Don't skip that step! Add salt, cocoa powder, and flour and mix on low speed until combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Thanks in advance!! My heavy glass mug worked better than the tack hammer or rolling pin to mash the mints. So good! :). Well I couldn’t add a picture. Hope that helps for next time! Thanks for the recipe! We are so glad you enjoyed them! I have peppermint oil and use 2 dashes. The dough is wonderful to work with! The only substitutes I made were to add more mint extract for the lack of candy canes and to also add almond extract and vanilla extract for personal preference. Is there any way I can order your “31 Meals” in book form? I was craving chewy chocolate peppermint cookies, and that’s what I got :) As written I needed to quadruple the peppermint extract, for my own personal tastes. Uhhhhh, these look amazing! Even at 8 minutes in the oven they are still crunchy. IMPORTANT NOTE! And good luck, Alyssa. I followed the recipe exactly (only doubled), with the exception that I used dark chocolate chips and did not add extra chocolate chips to each cookie on the baking sheet. Very chocolatey and minty. In a medium bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Definitely plan on making these this Christmas season. The top of the cookie is a little cushion for the cookie to sit perched on. I will definitely make these again! I’ve made these several times and they always turn out great. Both the dark and bittersweet chips are much larger than the regular semi-sweet. I made a double recipe and added an extra 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract (as recommend in many of the comments below). I tried it and it worked beautifully! This worked well. These look fancy but are relatively easy to make - just be sure you let the dough chill! It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Will be my go to recipe for chocolate Peppermint cookies at every Christmas baking with my girls ❤️. They bake fluffier this way, and turn out more cake-like, which I very much like. I was gratified that the first bowl actually made about 40 cookies! You can scoop the cookies then place them in a zip top bag in the freezer and pull them out to bake a few at a time! Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and … I suppose you could cook them a tad less to keep them softer after they cool, so you may need to experiment with time. We haven’t tried it, but that should work! No modifications. Bake for 10-12 minutes - the edges should start to dry but the tops will still be slightly soft looking. I just finished the last batch. We’ll be adding these to our yearly Christmas cookie list! I made these tonight and they are divine. Ask my coworkers who literally downed the whole batch by 10 a.m. after I dropped them in the break room. It has been our family’s go-to cookie recipe this holiday season. I found that the cookies came out a bit “floury” and crumbled like a cake. I melted them with the coconut oil before the first step. I will save this recipe and make it again next Christmas. Thanks for sharing your experience and tips, Erin! It brings out the chocolate flavor, so it goes in all my chocolate recipes to give that deeper, richer taste. Line your cookie sheet with a silpat or parchment paper. Ah, thanks Christina! Looking forward to weeks of tasty treats! We’re so glad you enjoyed them, Kim! Thanks! They ended up turning out fantastic!! They are chocolatey, pepperminty and nice and chewy!! My 9 months old needed attention so I lost track of time. The combination of chocolate and peppermint just feels like Christmas to me. Hi, i love your recipe however i was wondering how to make them taste more peppermint-y? Aw, yay! Sometime between December 1st and now I was hit by a severe craving for chocolate and peppermint, and friends this is rare as I expressed in my 5-Ingredient Peppermint Mocha Frappe post. Mix until just combined. Good quality chocolate flat out tastes better, and it melts smoothly. Not over or underbaked with the perfect balance of chocolate and mint. Hi Jessica! I didn’t have enough dark chocolate chips so I used half dark and half white and they are perfect. First I bought peppermint oil and candy canes and Starlight mints. The only thing I would like to suggest is a little more peppermint extract or like other posts said, maybe try peppermint bark or chips. I then rolled the filling into .5 tbsp sized balls. I definitely baked them the minimum amount of time and they are so soft and chewy with the perfect amount of chocolate chip melty-ness. xo. We’re so glad your family enjoyed them, Melanie! I’m not a big fan of candy cane so I added a couple more drops of mint to the batter. Soft and chewy, just like a chocolate chip cookie should be--these Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies are your new favorite Christmas Cookie! And I wanted a little ganache on top to anchor a pretty candy cane sprinkle. Thanks in advance! I also looked at a couple of recipes to see how much oil versus batter would result in a good, but not overpowering mint flavor. My alterations were that I used better batter gluten free flour and organic palm shortening instead of butter. The cookies were just wonderful. I will definitely be making these again. Super fudgy with just enough peppermint to feel like a true Christmas cookie! I fooled a bunch of non-vegans too, they couldn’t believe it when I told them they were vegan! 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips; 3/4 cup butter; 1 1/2 cup brown sugar; 2 Tbsp water; 2 eggs; 1 1/4 tsp baking soda; 2 1/2 cups flour; 1/2 cup Ghirardelli Chocolate Peppermint Premium Holiday Baking Chunks or Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips; 2 Tbsp milk; 1/2 cup Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses They are delicious. Let us know how it goes! ?? These cookies are simply the bomb. Also subbed coconut sugar, and didn’t have peppermint or candy cane so we added some cinnamon to the dough (and I upped the cocoa powder a smidge for extra chocolaty goodness…) So, the result was a “cinnamon hot chocolate” variation :). If you’re a peppermint chocolate fan these are a win! Hi Jamie, so sorry to hear that was your experience! I love the flavor of these cookies. Thanks for your time! I actually got nearly 3 dozen cookies from the 1 dozen recipe using a 1T scoop. Thanks for sharing your experience, Lauren! I will be relying on this recipe every Christmas instead. Oh my, these are just so beautiful. Thank you!!!!! I think next time I’ll use 1 cup of dark brown sugar. So glad I found your site! I doubled the recipe and used half AP flour, half whole wheat, and replaced half of the butter with coconut oil (and also reduced the total amount a bit). about my presentation subject, which i am going to I doubled the recipe but cut the sugar to less than a cup with a few packets of stevia. Thankss a buncxh forr shnaring thos with alll peoppe youu reeally I don’t usually like chocolate peppermint things but these are AMAZING! Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. I used a gluten free flour blend (Pamela’s artisan blend) and it worked perfectly. My husband said these were the best “vegan” cookies I have ever made. Thanks so much! I have purchased silicone baking mats since last year, would you think these would work well or would parchment be best? Remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate. The drizzled chocolate … Even better than mom’s chocolate chip cookies, he said. Ahhhh so good! These are super yum. I forgot to mention that the dough was really dry so I added a tablespoon o water and that worked great! Hi! | Trellis Framework by Mediavine, The BEST Planner For 2019-20 (Flash Sale! These cookies look highly addictive! Ingredients for Easy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies. Rich with a subtle peppermint flavor. Gently mix in chocolate chips. I am all about the chocolate-peppermint combo at the time of year, and what better way than in a straight forward cookie! I received products from sponsor companies for the creation of my Christmas Cookies Week recipes. I’m thinking maybe more butter and less flour/cocoa powder? Recipe was followed perfectly. Along those lines, when I say you want to chill your dough for a couple hours, make sure you chill it. I switched peppermint extract for vanilla, and topped The cookies with heath toffee chips, and it was perfect! I adore this recipe. In that recipe, the chocolate drizzle helped adhere the crushed candy canes to the top of each cookie… For those who’ve made these, how well do the crushed bits stick to the finished cookie? All of these things ring Christmas to me so it’s natural for me to hover around the kitchen a bit more in December. Slowly add the flour mixture and scrape the bowl down. They were a hit with the whole family. Good luck! I found this one & I’m glad I did. Did you make any modifications? I tried it again with a tad less flour, more chocolate chips and 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract. I had the same issue…came out very crumbly and hard to mold together into balls because it kept falling apart. Set aside. They have the consistency of a perfect chocolate chip cookie. Our FREE 49-Page Fan Favorites e-Book has 20 recipes we think you’ll LOVE! Amazing. So the white chocolate layer with candy cane chunks became a gift for my Mom, who loves that combo. Chocolate seemed to be the common requirement from the both of them and I wanted to make it a little bit Christmas-y, considering we ARE officially in December – yay! We are so glad you enjoyed it! I’ll be making it as long as my bottle of peppermint extract lasts! ), http://sweets.seriouseats.com/2013/12/the-food-lab-the-best-chocolate-chip-cookies.html. To keep the dough from drying out, cover the bowl with a damp cloth. Chocolatey, pepperminty, YUM. Do you have a suggestion for an egg replacement to make them vegan? Made them this morning. Thanks for sharing! It was fun for me to find a treat he likes! Love the modification, Jessica! Thanks! Otherwise made them exactly as directed and they are amazing. I used coconut oil instead of butter. Hmm, perhaps a bit too much flour was added? Once again, an amazing recipe. Add flour, salt, cocoa powder, baking soda and powder to a sifter and sift gradually over the wet ingredients mixing as you go. I read various things onlince ranging from more liquid to tapioca something and I need some cooking experts to give me some advice! However, it doesn’t lack that perfect cookie texture, or luscious chocolate peppermint flavor one bit. We are so glad you enjoyed them! […]. I also used chocolate chunks and accidentally used a little extra peppermint extract. Wonderful peppermint cookies. I’m with the other bakers who tried peppermint bark and were more successful with these cookies. Knowing that many candy canes do not have much flavor I test tasted both candies and went with the mints and discarded the flavorless canes. Merry Christmas! I used this recipe along with your 5-Ingredient Peppermint Patties to try to replicate a cookie from a local vegan bakery, which they call Santa Babies. Thanks so much for sharing! However, I found that 2 crushed candy canes wasn’t enough. Dough was dense but refrigerated it overnight . They might need to bake slightly longer, so watch for preferred texture! Btw your photographs are fantastic ~ Happy Holidays:), …P.S made these for my students and so good had to make again tonight for colleagues…so easy and yum, thanks for a great recipe :) :). These cookies are our Christmas tradition now. Yes, it doubles very easily. Thanks for sharing! To make vegan, can I use a flax egg or will it change the texture too much?? Delicious cookies and Instagram worthy. I rolled them in powdered sugar to give it the peppermint “crackle” effect since I didn’t have peppermint candies on hand, and doubled the extract. They were even the favorite of my friend’s 2-yr-old! […] Whether that’s making homemade peppermint hot chocolate, peppermint bark, or straight up chocolate peppermint cookies, I’m […]. Honestly though, ganache means you heat up a little bit of cream and pour it over chocolate. They might need to bake slightly longer, so watch for preferred texture! It’s a delicious project for a great cause. If the butter is fully melted you end up with a denser cookie. As I flattened the cookies before baking, I made a dent in the middle of each. xo. I used 2 tsp for a double batch. -Cecelia (Sincerely Grateful). Come try our flavorful invention that resembles a before or after dinner mint with a burst of cherry zest. I was worried about the palm shortening swap, it was all I had room temp, but they came out amazing. I also reduced the sugar and still turned out amazing!! I was concerned because the batter seemed dry and it was hard to scoop them onto the baking sheet, but I missed the step about chilling the batter. Can be rough on a non-Kitchen Aid mixer. I don’t know about regular candy canes but the organic ones got super sticky really fast. For some reason, every time I baked cookies they turned out too salty (despite using unsalted butter), burnt or otherwise a failure. Thanks for another tasty recipe! I’ll make these every year to hand out as gifts. I’ve been into baking a lot lately and mastered the art of baking loaves, pastries, breads, etc. It’s in my blood. The mint combo is everything. Dana, Thank you! In mixing bowl, add sugars, espresso, peppermint extract, and eggs. They were a hit! The semi-sweet chips will need to be swapped, too, but with my “strict vegetarian and not so strict vegan” diet, I tend to leave them. About 14, if you make them smaller than a tablespoon, you’ll have to watch your cook time. Xo. Let it sit for a couple minutes and stir. Looks like others have had success subbing the egg with a flax egg or applesauce and the butter with Earth Balance or coconut oil. CHERRY-MINT CHOCOLATE Why espresso? I accidentally got some extra peppermint oil in the batter, which was fine. I made these for a family holiday dinner and to give away as Christmas presents and they were a HUGE hit at the dinner. Really Yummy cookies! I made this recipe today for a cookie exchange. I wanted to make a peppermint cookie this season and found this recipe while searching the web. These chocolate peppermint cookies just scream CHRISTMAS! Nov 19, 2020 RALPH SMITH. kow wwhat youu arre talking approximately! I really want to make them for the holidays. She lives in Chicago with her husband, two children and cat. The cookies are so soft and lightly chewy, and the peppermint extract in the dough gives the perfect essence of peppermint to complement the candy canes on top. You can also press the cookies down with a fork prior to baking to help them spread out a bit more. I wasn’t sure when to add the candy cane bits but I think it turned out best when we put the crushed up bits on top before baking. Need help? I have made this recipe twice and have gotten excellent results (yummy cookies). Any suggestions to make a egg free version of these? As a peppermint chocolate chip fan, I could down a batch very easily. Peppermint was not overwhelming. Looks like others have tried it and have had success with it! Thankfully this recipe satisfies my deepest chocolate peppermint cravings, perhaps just as much as a double scoop of mint chocolate chip ice cream. But when I started scooping it after putting in the fridge, it was actually nice and moist. Super delicious and soft! Use a cookie scoop. I made these and they ended up coming out very fluffy and cakey? Hi! These look wonderful! We’re so glad you enjoy them! Freeze after baking? Keep making tasty treats and posting your recipes! This too makes a great bowl cleaner. I’m not sure what I did wrong, I used the correct amount of ingredients and followed the procedures. Don’t add more flour; you did it right. Thanks so much for sharing your experience! Tag @minimalistbaker on Instagram and hashtag it #minimalistbaker so we can see all the deliciousness! These are delicious! Thanks so much for all of the great recipes you share! I baked for approx 8 mins and they are perfect. While the cookies are cooling, melt white chocolate wafers in the microwave or a double boiler according to the package directions. I would recommend freezing the formed UNBAKED cookies already formed into discs. 1/4 tsp. I like to layer my cookies with parchment paper no matter how I choose to store. Xo. The cookies turned out beautifully and they are absolutely delicious. I’m so glad that we made them! ? Not chewey or gooey at all but very soft, and cakey. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hmm, we aren’t sure what’s causing that. We’re so glad you enjoyed them, Ellen! I guess you could say they were a little popular. Think I’d add a bit more peppermint next time too. Peppermint Chocolate Drop Cookies with rich chocolate brownie flavor and cool peppermint crunch are the ultimate Christmas cookies for die-hard chocolate and mint lovers. LOL. PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE This is pure delight for your taste buds. Quick question, I see it says parchment lined sheets. We’re so glad everyone enjoyed them. Will definitely make again!! They were so good I decided to copy them. This recipe will be used for years to come. Have a question? Love the Andes addition! Hi Katie! Lol! I realize the cookie won’t taste pepperminty, but do you think it would turn out chocolatey? I am curious as to how they would turn out without the baking powder. Thank you!!! I prefer the mini chips. I am was looking for a chocolate candy cane oatmeal cookie and found this one. These cookies look really really good and I love chocolate and peppermint together! Any help is appreciated! Make the dough, form into balls, and freeze. Thanks so much! Glad your daughter loved them, Stephanie! You’re my favorite foodie, and I’m not a vegan or gluten free eater in any form or fashion. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate into the center of each cookie and top with crushed peppermints. Easy to make. The only teeny tiny adjustment I made, was using vanilla infused sea salt instead of regular. It sounds like a bit too much flour was added? 13 year old kid approved. I used Ghirardelli unsweetened cocoa powder. Bookmarked. All opinions are mine alone. I made these twice yesterda,y super simple and quick to through together. It was incredible. So wonderful! This is one of my favorite cookie recipes and I make I vegan all the time ? If you really want the peppermint flavor to come out, I suggest using 3/4 tsp peppermint. I like things like mint slice (hopefully u know that wat that tastes like) and so yeah. Glad you still liked the final product, though :D, These look amazing I cannot wait to try them! I cleaned the scoop and bowl with the oiled paper towel keeping the fragments of cookie dough from going down our drain and into our septic system. I didn’t have peppermint extract. I doubled the recipe and I’m so glad I did! I used king arthur gluten free flour and the dough was very very thick. Add salt, cocoa powder, and flour and mix on low speed until combined. They baked up beautifully in about 12-13 min, and are even better on day 2. These are so delicious! We’d suggest baking for less time to make them less dry. This is pure delight for your taste bud. PS: I got 17 cookies out of my batch. Lovely cookies. Great recipe! Set it aside until cookies finish baking. It didn’t affect it because these cookies came out deliciously. Don’t panic when you make the dough. Another reader mentioned adding a tablespoon of water (or you could use non-dairy milk) and that fixed the issue for them. I did make a few adjustments of my own. I’ll try cutting back on the flour when I back them again this weekend. If we freeze the cookies after baking how do we defrost? Like this cookie right from the freezer. It’s amazing how well the peppermint crush sticks when you put it on while they’re hot. Add a dollop of ganache to each cookie and gently swirl. They are soft and cakey. I hate having to get out loads of ingredients and multiple bowls just as much as the next person so this cookie has been whittled down to the bare bone necessities. It was also just a touch sweet. What is the purpose of putting the batter in the freezer for 10 minutes? Thank you Dana! Is there a specific egg alternative you recommend for this recipe? Next time, would you mind leaving a rating with your review? That should work! My candies did not adhere well at all! That’s where these peppermint chocolate cookies came from, and oooo my daughter especially fell in love. As close as possible to my favorite chocolate chip peppermint holiday cookies at the Walt Disney World Contemporary Resort! Thank you so much for this post. You are a godsend for a new vegan! Someone actually took a ridiculous amount of time to break down the changes for all the individual ingredients…if you’re curious: http://sweets.seriouseats.com/2013/12/the-food-lab-the-best-chocolate-chip-cookies.html. This recipe is the exact same! I use 1 tsp peppermint extract and 1tsp vanilla extract. Thanks for sharing your changes, Martha! We haven’t tried it, but another reader mentioned doing so with success. They are SO crumbly and dry. Is this normal for those who have tried the recipe? Press the tops down and then top with a few more chocolate chips (to indicate what's inside). They turned out awesome! Pour in melted chocolate and butter, and stir to incorporate. Beat at high speed to incorporate air. I double (plus some) the peppermint extract. 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