These are a delicious soft and chewy chocolaty bite of goodness and a pretty cookie with their snowy white and chocolate crackled look. They would be perfect for any holiday table! And other than the time it takes to chill the dough, they are pretty quick and easy to make as well. I did learn that they can be pretty squishy right out of the oven so be sure to leave them on the pan for the two minutes suggested otherwise your cookies will squish back up when you try to remove them with your spatula.
I hope you give them a try!
- Chocolate Mint Snow Top Cookies
- 1 ½ cup flour
- 1 ½ t baking powder
- ¼ t salt
- 6 T butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 t vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 - 1½ teaspoon peppermint extract (your preference for how much mint flavor you like)
- 1 ½ cup chocolate chips, divided
- ¾ cup powdered sugar
- Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
- Melt 1 cup chocolate chips. Cream butter and sugar. Add melted chips, vanilla and peppermint extract.
- Beat in eggs. Add flour mixture. Add remaining ½ cup chips. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and freeze until firm, about 20 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 350. Shape dough into 1” balls. Coat with powdered sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 11-13 minutes. Cool on pan for 2 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
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