CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT SHORTBREAD COOKIES

These Chocolate Peppermint Shortbread Cookies are super festive and a delicious Christmas treat! Perfect for that cookie plate!


INGREDIENTS

  1. 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  2. 1 cup butter
  3. 2 tsp vanilla extract (or peppermint extract)
  4. 1 3/4 cups flour
  5. 1/2 cup cocoa (I use Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa)
  6. 6 oz chocolate (I used chocolate candiquick)
  7. Peppermint Baking Chips

INSTRUCTIONS

  •  Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.
  •  Add vanilla and mix until smooth.
  •  Add flour and cocoa and mix until combined. Dough will be very thick.
  •  Place dough on parchment paper and shape into a log.