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PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Your favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies made for the holidays - just add peppermint! Peppermint Chocolate Chip cookies are easy to make & perfect to share.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, 2 sticks room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (multi-colored are pretty if you can find them)
  • 1 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In an electric mixer, beat butter and sugars until smooth and creamy. Continue to beat, adding vanilla and then eggs, one at a time. Beat until creamy and well incorporated.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate and peppermint chips.
  5. Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, drop a tablespoon of dough on ungreased cookie sheets, spacing about 2" apart.
  6. Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Let cool about 5 minutes on cookie sheets then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.