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Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies

Chocolate and Peppermint are such a classic flavor pair!  These are made easy using a simple  cake mix!  
Course Cookies
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword Chocolate Peppermint Patty Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com

Ingredients

  • 1 Betty Crocker Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 1/2 Cup Canola Oil
  • 1/4 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 24 Small Peppermint Patties
  • 1 Cup Andes Mint Baking Chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a stand mixer combine cake mix, oil, eggs and flour.  Mix on medium speed for 1 minute or until well combined. 
  • Using a 2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop out cookie dough and form each one into a ball.  
  • Press one peppermint patty into each ball and form cookie dough around the candy.  
  • Place cookie dough balls onto a cookie sheet evenly spaced.  24 dough balls divided onto two cookie sheets.  
  • Bake for 7-8 minutes.  
  • Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.  
  • In a medium heat proof bowl, melt mint baking chips in the microwave for 20-30 seconds until melted.  
  • Pour chocolate into a pastry bag or gallon baggie.  With scissors snip off a tiny opening. 
  • Drizzle melted mint chips over the cookies.  
  • Allow for chocolate to set for 20 minutes before serving or storing.