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!
- 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