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Two sugar cookies dipped in white chocolate, and topped with crushed candy cane pieces.
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5 from 6 votes

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

These white chocolate peppermint cookies are a soft and chewy sugar cookie dipped in white chocolate and topped with crushed peppermint candies. They're a perfect holiday cookie!

Servings: 24
Calories: 209kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick, softened)
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar

For the Topping:

  • 2 cups white chocolate chips (can sub white chocolate or vanilla candy melts - don't need coconut oil if you do)
  • 1 TBS coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, cream together your butter and sugar for about 2 minutes until light and creamy.
  • Add in your eggs, and vanilla and stir till just mixed.
  • Add in the flour, baking soda, salt, and cream of tartar and stir until combined.
  • Roll the cookie dough into 2 TBS sized balls.
  • Place dough balls onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone liner, about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes until they are ever so lightly golden, and the tops are cracking.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes on the cookie sheet before moving to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the topping:

  • Crush the peppermint candies and place in a small bowl.
  • Combine white chocolate chips and coconut oil in a small bowl.
  • Microwave in 20 second increments, until you can stir smooth.
  • Dip cookies half way into the melted white chocolate and place on a silicone liner or some waxed or parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle peppermint candy over the top of the white chocolate, covering evenly.
  • Allow cookies to sit until white chocolate is set.


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 148IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg