Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe

Have you ever noticed there are not many cookie recipes on Call Me PMc?

I’m super picky about cookies and I have only been completely over-the-moon with one cookie recipe. It’s my super secret Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. It’s my fall-back get rich cookie recipe so I haven’t been compelled to share it yet. I’m saving it for a ‘rainy day’ or when we need to make the mortgage payment or pay for college. (Of course, I’m being sarcastic, but it is good great!)

But, guess what?!

I love this Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe just as much.

And, I’m not keeping it a secret.

What makes a good cookie?

  1. I like oversized cookies because then you can say, “I just had one cookie”. Really, you don’t have to reveal it was the size of a plate!
  2. They have to be soft in the center.
  3. And crispy on the edges.
  4. And preferably warm.

So without further adieu I give to you my Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Peppermint Chip Cookie Recipe
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Using a large scoop, I had 26 cookies. If you make them small (regular size), you'll have about 4 dozen. Use 2 cookie sheets. Allow the cookie sheet to cool off before placing second batch of dough on them. Never place cookie dough on a hot sheet.
Serves: 4 dozen
  • 1 and ¼ c butter, softened
  • 2 c white, granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • ¾ c cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 c Andes peppermint crunch chips
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well.
  3. In another bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Gradually add this to the butter mixture.
  4. Stir in chips by hand.
  5. The mixture will be THICK.
  6. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Chill in refrigerator 10 minutes.
  8. I used a regular sized ice cream scoop for extra large cookies.
  9. Drop dough onto a greased, cold cookie sheet.
  10. Bake 17 minutes at 350 degrees for crisp edges and gooey centers.
  11. Remove from oven and allow cookies to sit on cookie sheet 2 minutes before removing.
  12. After 2 minutes, using a thin spatula, move to a wire rack to cool.
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  1. Paula, these cookies look SO fantastic and just like the perfect cookies you describe! I love these two flavors together for the holidays and I really love how easy this recipe sounds! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe – pinning and sharing! Hope you have a great Monday and it’s not too cold in your neck of the woods. It’s absolutely freezing here! :)

    • Thanks Cindy, It’s colder than I prefer, but I’ll make it. It was 33 this morning when I ran.

      Thanks for sharing, I’m addicted to these cookies, making another batch today with the boys.

      I apologize about my site yesterday. It didn’t even occur to me to not ‘work’ on it when MM had just started! #duh

  2. These cookies look incredible and so indulgent! I’m with you and think oversized warm and soft cookies are the best, and chocolate and peppermint are incredible together. I can see why these are one of your favorite cookies, I wish I had a few of these for breakfast now :) Pinning and thanks so much for sharing this great recipe :)Hope you have a great week!

  3. I don’t know of a better combination out there than chocolate and peppermint. They were made for each other, I’m sure!

  4. Those are exactly how I like my cookies, too…I’m super picky! Love how chocolatey these are and minty. (Also, love the size you made these cookies…and the pics are awesome, as always!) Pinned! (=

  5. Peppermint cookies are some of my favorite but adding chocolate alongside makes this just about perfect!

    • Thank you!! And it all happened because I had that bag of peppermint chips leftover from another recipe!!

  6. Hi Paula, I was surprised to see a cookie recipe and these are a great choice…perfect for the holiday season too. When the time comes, your boys will love these in their college goodie packages! Have a Happy Thanksgiving. Pinning these!

    • I choke up every time I think about them going to college :/ — I think I only have 2 other ones. I did love making these cookies though.

  7. i love peppermint chocolate cookies especially around the holidays.your look SO good!

  8. I love chocolate and peppermint so much, Paula, and these big cookies would really satisfy my cravings!

    • Thank you, Marcie. I was really pleased with them. I don’t know if it’s good or bad, but they put me in the cookie making mood!

  9. Paula, these look incredible! It is hard to beat chocolate and peppermint together and I SO love a good chocolate chip recipe…..I’m going to have to stalk your site till you reveal your secret recipe! ;)

  10. Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes says:

    I like your way of thinking, Paula :) Make big cookies – tell people you only had one!! Haha. These sound delish – I love peppermint and chocolate this time of year! I can’t wait til you reveal your super secret recipe – it has to be great :) Pinned and I will be sharing on FB – Thanks for linking up to Freedom Fridays :)

    • I don’t know what’s gotten in to me, I used to hate to make cookies, now it’s all I’ve been wanting to make!!

  11. Yep, these look just as awesome as I imagined when I first saw the photo! Pinning!


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