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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! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip cookies, cookies, peppermint bark
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 263kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at cool 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

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt. Set aside.
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.

Notes

Store the cookies on the counter in an airtight container for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.9mg