Source: George Geary | Category: Baking

Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These rich, chunky chocolate cookies have just a hint of mint to refresh and delight your taste buds.

Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 500 mL
  • 1 cup cake flour 250 mL
  • 1 tsp baking soda 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 2 mL
  • 1 cup canola oil 250 mL
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 375 mL
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 10 mL
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract 2 mL
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate cut into small chunks 350 g

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • 2. In medium bowl, whisk together flours, soda and salt. Set aside.
  • 3. In large bowl, whisk vigorously canola oil, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla and peppermint extracts. Fold in flour mixture, mixing well. Fold in chocolate chunks. 
  • 4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop dough onto prepared baking sheets. Press dough down firmly with palm of hand. 
  • 5. Bake until firm to touch, about 9 to 12 minutes. Cool on pan for 20 minutes; remove to rack to cool completely.

Yield

4 dozen cookies

serving size

1 cookie

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories130
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Carbohydrates17 g
Fiber1 g
Protein2 g
Sodium45 mg