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Peppermint Bark Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies with chopped up peppermint bark, the perfect chocolate chip cookies for the holidays! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keywords chocolate chip cookies, cookies, peppermint bark
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 263 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped peppermint bark divided
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • flaked sea salt, for sprinkling on cookies

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt. Set aside.
  3. Using a stand mixer, cream butter and sugars together for about 1 minute. Add in the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. With the mixer on low, slowly add in the dry ingredients. Stir in 1 1/2 cups chopped peppermint bark and chocolate chips. 

  4. Form the cookie dough into balls, about 2 tablespoons of dough. Place on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with flaked sea salt. 

  5. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Remove from oven and let cookies cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes. While the cookies are cooling on the baking sheet, Gently push the remaining 1/2 cup of peppermint bark chunks into the tops of the cookies for decoration. Transfer cookies to a wire cooling rack and cool completely.

Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Bark Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 153mg4%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.