CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT COOKIES
Chocolate cookie ▢1 cup butter ▢¾ cup sugar ▢1 teaspoon vanilla ▢1 tso salt ▢½ teaspoon baking soda ▢1 ½ cup flour ▢¾ cup cocoa powder ▢1 cup melted chocoalte chips Peppermint Frosting ▢½ cup room temp butter ▢3 cup powder sugar ▢½ teaspoon peppermint extract ▢1 tablespoon milk ▢¼ cup crushed candy canes
In a large bowl cream your butter and sugar together. Stir in your salt, baking soda, half the flour, egg, melted chocolate chips, vanilla the remainder flour, and then your cocoa powder
Take half your cookie batter and roll it in a parchment paper to about ¼ inch thick. Roll the other half and place both in fridge for 1 hour.
After chilling slice into ¼ inch slices and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Just until the edges are set. Remove from oven and keep them on the cookie sheet for about 1-2 minutes before putting them on to cooling rack.
In a bowl beat your room temp butter. Add in 1 cup powder sugar, then peppermint extract, milk and remaining powder sugar. Beat for about 5 minutes. Then stir in your crushed candy canes.
To make your cookies, match your cookie up into pairs of about the same size. Turn one upside down and pipe frosting onto the cookie then place the top on. You can roll in more crushed candy canes. If desired melt some chocolate almond bark or melting chocolate on top. Sprinkle crushed candy canes on top.