There are few flavor combinations I love as much as chocolate and peppermint! Add in a little sugary sweet vanilla from a marshmallow or two, and you’ve got a serious contender for the tastiest thing thats ever passed your lips! These Peppermint Smore Cookies are oooey, gooey and all kinds of delicious!!

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These Peppermint Smore Cookies would be perfect for a cookie exchange or as part of a gift basket! But beware! These cookies are so good you’ll have a hard time sticking to just one or two!

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Peppermint Smore Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

1/2 C unsalted butter, room temp
1 bag of Ghirardelli chocolate wafers
1 tsp. peppermint oil
1½ C flour
¼ C unsweetened cocoa powder
1½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1¼ C brown sugar
3 eggs, at room temperature
1½ tsp vanilla
1 bag of square marshmallows

Directions:

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment.
-Melt butter and chopped chocolate and peppermint oil in a sauce pan on medium heat. Stir frequently.
-Remove the saucepan with the melted chocolate, peppermint oil from the burner. Set aside to cool for 15 minutes.
-Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder in another bowl.
-Using a hand mixer, combine the eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
-Pour the cooled melted chocolate into the egg mixture.
-Divide the dry ingredients in half mixing after each addition. The cookie dough may be thick .
-Cover the dough and put it in the refrigerator to chill for one hour.
-With a small ice cream scoop make the dough into small balls.
-Put the dough balls 2 inches apart on the parchment paper.
-Flatten the tops slightly by using the bottom of a glass.
-Bake at 325 degrees for 12 minutes.
-Cut marshmallows in half, length wise and then put two chocolate wafer into the cut of the marshmallows.
-Remove the cookie from the oven and put the marshmallow on each cookie.
-Put the cookies back into the oven on boil for about 4 minutes until the marshmallows are soft and light brown.
-Remove the cookies from the oven.
-Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack.
-Put chocolate wafers in the microwave, heating the chocolate for 1 minute, stir well. Then repeat steps until the chocolate wafer has completely melted.
-Drizzle the cookie with melted chocolate wafer by dipping a fork into the bowl of melted chocolate. Next shake the fork above the cookie several times to drizzle the chocolate onto the cookie.

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Christmas Cookies don’t get much tastier than these Gooey Peppermint Smore Cookies!

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3 Responses to Gooey Peppermint Smore Cookies

  1. sugartov says:

    Oh yum! I never thought of combining peppermint with s’mores, but I love them both. They’re probably delicious together!

  2. Krista says:

    Wow these look so good! I love chocolate and peppermint, the addition of the marshmallow just puts it over the edge!

  3. These look amazing! I love peppermint anything 😉 Will be pinning this recipe!

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