CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT GANACHE COOKIES

Chocolate cookies dipped in chocolate ganache and sprinkled with candy cane pieces. Everyone’s favorite holiday cookie!
CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT GANACHE COOKIES

INGREDIENTS:
For the Cookies:


  1. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  4. 3/4 cup Dutch processed cocoa
  5. 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  6. 1 cup granulated sugar
  7. 1 cup light brown sugar
  8. 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  9. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  10. 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks or chips

For the Ganache:

  • 16 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup crushed candy cane pieces

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, sea salt, and cocoa. Set aside.
  • With a mixer, cream butter and sugars together until smooth. Add in eggs, one at a time. Next, add in vanilla extract and mix until combined.