A double dose of peppermint is always a good thing! These delights are like an over-sized after dinner mint all wrapped up in a cookie!

Step 1: Peppermint Dough

Peppermint Cookie Dough
6 T. butter
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 t. peppermint flavoring or extract
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 t. baking powder

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment cream butter and sugars.

Add egg and peppermint and mix well.

Sift in flour and baking soda and combine.

Divide dough into two equal halves.

Add red food coloring to one half of dough and knead until it is red.
Wow. They are so pretty! Love the combination of dark chocolate and peppermint. A nice gift... Well... If they'd survive my sweettooth... :-P
Oh wow, they look great and I bet they taste great, too.
They do, you should make them!
Peppermint...love it!
Isn't peppermint the best?!!
That is really clever! And the rolled dough looks so cleanly done!
Thank you. It's so easy to roll dough and make it look fancy!!
These cookies look so delicious and amazing!! I HAVE to make these! They look so easy as well!
Very easy and delicious! I hope you love them as much as I do!!! Please let me know once you have eaten them!!
You really come up with some cute cookies! good luck in the cookie contest! your entries are really nice!
Thanks and good luck to you as well!

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