Triple Chocolate Peppermint Cookies: A Recipe for the Perfect Holiday Treat

Rowan O'Flanagan, Staffer

Whether you’re planning to gift them to your friends and family or to enjoy them all yourself, these quick and easy cookies are perfect for the holiday season.  

What you’ll need (makes 15 cookies): 

  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder 
  • ¼ tsp baking soda 
  • ¼ tsp baking powder 
  • 1/8 –¼ tsp ground coffee* 
  • 1/8 tsp salt 
  • ½ a stick (¼ cup) unsalted butter, cold and cut into cubes 
  • 6 tbsp sugar 
  • 1 egg 
  • 1/8 – ¼ tsp peppermint extract 
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 
  • ¼ cup white chocolate chips 
  • 3 large candy canes, crushed 

*adjust in accordance with your taste 

Recipe adapted from:  https://www.spoonfulofflavor.com/double-chocolate-chip-peppermint-cookies/