Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate and peppermint is probably the world’s greatest flavor combo in my book, rivaled only by chocolate and peanut butter. Sweet, rich chocolate and cool mint, it makes my mouth water just thinking about it. Which is why I can’t get enough of these chocolate peppermint cookies! They are perfect for gift giving this holiday season.

double chocolate mint cookies

My son’s teacher loves Friday’s because I always bring in letter of the week treats for the class. They love peeking into the box of goodies and trying to guess what I made for them. Well this past Friday was their Walk-a-Thon and it was a half-day of class, meaning, no letter of the week treats! She casually mentioned that they needed cookies and of course I said yes! I decided that it was the perfect opportunity to use up a couple boxes of chocolate cake mix I’ve had in my cupboard. I’ve been wanting to make some cake mix cookies and thought why not take it up a notch and throw in some Tollhouse Winter Dark Chocolate and Mint morsels.

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Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (Made with Cake Mix)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup Tollhouse Winter Dark Chocolate and Mint Morsels
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar optional, for rolling

Instructions
 

  • Mix together cake mix, eggs and oil until well combined. Stir in morsels.
  • Using about 2 Tbsp of dough to form a ball, then roll in powdered sugar.
  • Place on cookies sheets 2 inches apart.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

These cookies are truly irresistible, and look adorable packaged up with a cute {free printable} tag, all ready for holiday gift giving!

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with free printable holiday treat tags

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Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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  1. Found you throught pinterest…

    Just made these as part of a cookie exchange with my friends ~ everyone wanted to know the recipe!
    I LOVE min-chocolate so I added extra peppermint extract… everyone thought I had somehow melted candy canes into the cookies. Fantastic reipe Kristin!