Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

by Katrina - The Organised Housewife

Through December we always end up with an abundance of candy canes. Do you have some Peppermint Candy Canes you want to use up? Or perhaps you may just love the fresh minty taste, then you’ll love these Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies.  Drizzled with white chocolate and crushed candy canes they are sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings!
If you like Candy Canes and chocolate, you'll love these Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies. Drizzled with white chocolate and crushed candy canes they are sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings!

I have to give credit to my Miss 13 for making these, she is really becoming a wizz in the kitchen!

If you like Candy Canes and chocolate, you'll love these Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies. Drizzled with white chocolate and crushed candy canes they are sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings!

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Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

  • Author: Katrina Springer
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 42 mins
  • Yield: 24 1x

Ingredients

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  • 125g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup white chocolate melts
  • 1/2 cup peppermint candy canes, roughly crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line two baking trays with baking paper or silicon mats.
  3. Cream butter and sugar in an electric mixer until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add egg and vanilla, beat until combined.
  5. Add cocoa and flour, slowly mix through.
  6. Roll heaped tablespoon into balls.
  7. Place on baking trays, spread apart to allow for cookie to expand.
  8. Bake in oven for 8 to 12 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool on trays for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  10. After cookies have cooled, melt white melts following packet directions.
  11. Drizzle chocolate over each cookie with a teaspoon.
  12. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
  13. Stand for 30 minutes to allow the chocolate to set.
  14. Enjoy!

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