Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
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Serves: 3-4 Dozen
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ Cup Canola Oil
  • 4 Ounces 99% Unsweetened Chocolate, melted
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 5 Candy Canes-crushed up
Instructions
  1. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the oil, chocolate and granulated sugar and blend on medium speed. With the mixer running, add the eggs, one at a time, followed by the vanilla, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary. There may be some small clumps of sugar in the batter at this point. Add the dry ingredients and mix on low speed, stopping once to scrape down the sides. Mix until just incorporated, 2 to 3 minutes. The dough will be sticky. Chill for 1-2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Make dough into 1-inch balls.
  5. Bake 9-10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  6. Sprinkle the crushed candy cane on each cookie.
  7. Gently press it into cookie with the bottom of a glass.
  8. Let rest on cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes, until cookie has set.
  9. Move to wire racks.
Recipe by I'm At Home Baking! at http://imathomebaking.com/25-days-of-christmas-cookies-day-7-chocolate-peppermint-cookies/