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Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Looking for a good, festive, Christmas cookie. Why not these? I used Brown Eyed Baker’s better-than-brownies recipe for this one, because once again she’s awesome. I just made it more Christmassy. Candy canes make everything more Christmassy right?!

Here’s what you need:

  • 400g dark chocolate
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (I used mini)
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • 4 crushed candy canes

Here’s what you do:

  1. Heat oven to 350F (160C fan oven). Line cookie sheets.
  2. Melt butter and chocolate over double boiler, stirring occasionally.double boiler
  3. Meanwhile, stir together eggs, vanilla, and sugar. In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients.eggs and sugar
  4. Add chocolate to egg mixture. Add mint extract. Slowly fold in dry ingredients and finally chocolate chips. Batter will be wet, more like brownie batter.flour etc
  5. Scoop out large tablespoon sized dollops of dough, let spread, and top with crushed candy canes.ready to bake
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven when top is is firm. Like brownies, you don’t want to over bake these.
  7. Let cool on baking sheets. Enjoy =)

What’s your favourite Christmas cookies? This one is definitely now competing for my attention =)

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9 comments on “Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

  1. Carrie Rubin
    December 13, 2012

    Oh, these look so good! I was trying to figure out another cookie type to complete my Christmas baking frenzy, and I just found it. Thank you!

    • Jessi
      December 13, 2012

      My pleasure. I hope they work out for you. They were a real hit at the event I took them to =)

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  6. Steph
    December 5, 2013

    a near disaster for me…they looked awful and did not want to come off the pan but they tasted delicious! 🙂

    • Jessi Mouqué
      December 5, 2013

      Oh no! I’m glad they at least tasted good. I always use parchment paper on my cookie sheets. Maybe that would help =)

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