Chewy Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies

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Take your average chocolate chip cookies and give them a holiday makeover. These chocolate chip peppermint cookies are chewy goodness and are perfect to kick off your Christmas festivities.

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Time needed

10 min preparation + 13 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C. unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 C. shortening, at room temperature
  • 3/4 C. white sugar
  • 3/4 C. brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 C. flour
  • 1 1/2 C. chocolate chips
  • 1 C. crushed candy cane

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Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Beat together the butter, shortening, white sugar, and brown sugar.
Beat in the eggs, vanilla, and almond extract.
Combine the baking soda, salt, and flour in a small bowl. Gradually beat the mixture into the creamed mixture.
Stir in the chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.
Drop onto lightly greased cookie sheets by teaspoons.
Bake at 350 for about 12 minutes or until lightly golden brown around edges.

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