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Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

With a burst of minty flavor hiding in the center, Peppermint Patty Stuffed Chocolate Cookies are the perfect holiday treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 139 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke-iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (227g) butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (200g) brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (375g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (59g) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 36 whole peppermint patties, mini or regular-sized
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar, for dusting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Using a stand mixer, beat the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar in a large bowl.

  3. Add in the eggs and vanilla extract. Beat until eggs are incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix in any remaining egg.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.

  5. Add the flour mixture into the wet ingredients and beat until the flour is just worked in.
  6. Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop the cookie dough and place it about 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheet. Flatten gently.

  7. Place an unwrapped peppermint patty in the middle of each cookie.

  8. Bring the dough up around each peppermint patty, completely covering the patty.

  9. Place the cookies on your prepared baking sheet. Chill for 20-30 minutes.

  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes making sure to not over-bake.

  11. Remove the cookies from the oven and let cool completely. Sprinkle the confectioner's sugar over the cookies.