Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing

Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing : These cookies are fudgy, puffy and loaded with chocolate chips, cranberry, pecans, marshmallow, peppermint and decorated with peppermint icing. They’ll surely leave you wanting more.

Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing : #ad #chocolate #cookies #peppermintHey Everyone, Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are now looking at an awesome weekend with loved ones!!
We had lots of celebrations last night and like always, we ended up eating way too much that we thought we would 😉 Did it happen with you too or is it just us 😉 ?
But I definitely wanted to share these ‘Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing’ with you’ll as we are heading over to a gameday or weekend and I know some of you would be looking for that quick but not that heavy festive dessert kind of a recipe.
easy-chocolate-chip-cookie-recipeSo guess what, what’s better than these loaded cookies that are filled with all your favorite festive ingredients like cranberries, marshmallow, chocolate chip and much more. I added some crushed peppermint toffee too for that ‘Oh la la’ taste and also iced it with some extra peppermint. But feel free to skip or add any other ingredient of your choice. And did I tell you we got everything from the convenient ‘Dollar General‘ which is offering tons of coupons on your festive ingredients.chocolate-chip-cookie-peppermint-icingAnd if it’s a gameday then it cannot be complete without everyone’s favorite food – Pizza 🙂 So apart from other ingredients, I also picked up the Rising Crust DiGiorno Pizza which bakes super fast and tastes yummm. I mean pizza + cookie is the perfect combination for any gameday !peppermint-cookies-recipe

Enjoy your day ahead and I’ll keep it short this time and see you’ll next week with a new recipe.chocolate-chip-cookie6Here’s our Dollar General DiGiorno Pizza & Our Cookie ingredients.

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Yields 15 Cookies

Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing

5 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

1½ Cups All Purpose Flour

½ Tsp Baking Soda

1/4 Tsp Baking Powder

¼ Tsp Salt

¼ Cup Granulated Sugar

½ Cup packed light Brown Sugar – (If unavailable, Can use regular sugar)

2 Tbsp Butter – unsalted and at room temperature

¼ Cup Oil – (Can use any non-flavored oil)

1 Large Egg – Room temperature

1 Tsp Vanilla Essence

½ Cups Chocolate Chips

1/4 Cup Pecans

1/4Tbsp Cranberry

1/4 Cup Marshmallow

1 Tbsp Peppermint Bark - crushed

Peppermint Icing Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Confectioner Sugar

1 Tsp Water

4 Tbsp Peppermint Bark - Crushed

Instructions

  1. Prep Work: Preheat oven to 350F (190 C)
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together all purpose flour, soda, chocolate chips and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, Whisk together butter, oil, egg, both sugar and vanilla.
  4. Now add flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix using spatula till a smooth dough like texture is
  5. attained.
  6. Now using a tablespoon, make round balls about ¾ to 1 inch.
  7. Space them about 2 inches apart on an already lined baking tray and bake for 8 minutes.
  8. Cool for 2 minutes on baking tray and then transfer to a wire rack to continue cooling.
  9. Prepare the Icing:
  10. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, water, 2 tbsp peppermint and form a smooth runny icing.
  11. Coat the cooled cookies with this icing.
  12. Sprinkle peppermint on top and Serve fresh.
  13. Store in an air tight container in fridge for a week.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Dessert
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16 Replies to "Festive Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peppermint Icing"

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    StarTraci November 30, 2016 (5:27 pm)

    These look scrimp-dilly-umptious! I love the combination of peppermint with chocolate!
    🙂
    Traci

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      Molly Kumar December 22, 2016 (7:57 pm)

      Hahhaha, I love that phrase …. BFG Fan here 😉 Glad you liked it.

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    Teresa Moody December 1, 2016 (12:30 am)

    These look wonderful! I love to make festive treats during the holidays!

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      Molly Kumar December 17, 2016 (9:33 pm)

      Absolutely, Do give them a try soon – Thanks, Molly

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    Bree December 1, 2016 (2:15 am)

    Oh my these sound delicious! Definitely going to have to give these a try.

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    Jasmine December 1, 2016 (2:41 am)

    I keep coming across amazing sweet desserts but this one is probably my fave! Ive never had a a cookie with peppermint icing it sounds amazing and I love the pics!

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      Molly Kumar December 17, 2016 (9:32 pm)

      Aweee, Thanks Jasmine. I’m so glad we have your favorite cookie recipe 🙂

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    Emily @ Joyful Abode December 1, 2016 (6:05 am)

    Whoa! Peppermint icing! I never would’ve thought to do that but it sounds AWESOME.

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      Molly Kumar December 1, 2016 (3:11 pm)

      Thanks so much Emily – They sure were yum 🙂

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    Erin December 4, 2016 (8:04 pm)

    These have all the holiday goodies in them! Yum.

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    Monica Le December 5, 2016 (3:18 am)

    These look absolutely delicious… festive, indeed!

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    Claire @ The Simple, Sweet Life December 6, 2016 (3:42 am)

    You had me at chocolate… And then again at peppermint! Girl this is my favorite kind of cookie combo! Can’t wait to try them.

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      Molly Kumar December 17, 2016 (9:29 pm)

      Hahahha, I’m glad you liked the cookie – Thanks Claire.

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