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Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies

Sharing these festive Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies today! Chrismtas Cookies are the BEST! These look amazing for gifting to neighbors and friends this Holiday season.
Peppermint Patty

Baking Christmas recipes this season might be one of my favorite things….ever! You’ll want to add this Peppermint Patty, chocolate lover’s dream cookie to your baking list. It’s simple to prepare and perfectly festive with chocolate and peppermint flavors. Enjoy!

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How To Make a Simple Christmas Cookie

Peppermint Patty

You’ll need some simple ingredients to get started. If you are short on time, use pre-made cookie dough and chocolate frosting as in this recipe. Trust me, no-one will even know.

Peppermint Patty

Place your cookie dough into a mixing bowl and crumble like so.

Peppermint Patty

Add your cocoa powder.

Peppermint Patty

Heavy whipping cream up next!

Peppermint Patty

Add a touch of flour to the bowl. Give a good mix to combine ingredients.

Peppermint Patty

Wrap cookie dough around each peppermint patty and bake!

Peppermint Patty

Once completely cooled, frost with a light layer of chocolate frosting.

Peppermint Patty

Top with crushed candy canes.

Peppermint Patty

How gorgeous and simple are these?!

Peppermint Patty

Perfect for your Christmas Cookie Exchanges! Enjoy friends.

Peppermint Patty

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
cooling time
30 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, chocolate cookie, christmas, christmas cookie, holiday, peppermint, peppermint patty, peppermint patty recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 426 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 1 roll 16.5 oz Pillsbury Refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons Heavy whipping cream
  • 24 York minis dark chocolate peppermint patties from 8 oz package
  • 3/4 cup chocolate frosting from 16-0z container
  • 1/3 cup hard peppermint candies crushed (about 14 candies)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and place cookie dough into a large bowl breaking up with a spoon. Add cocoa powder, flour and heavy cream, stirring to combine.
  2. Scoop a heaping tablespoon of dough into your hands and place a peppermint patty on top. Scoop another tablespoon of dough on top of peppermint patty. Form dough around peppermint patty so that dough is completely covering the chocolate. Place onto a baking sheet and bake for 13-15 minutes, or until baked through. Remove and let cool completely.
  3. When cooled, spread a thin layer of frosting over tops of cookies then sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies.
Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 426 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 159mg5%
Carbohydrates 85g28%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 66g73%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: This post is in partnership with Pillsbury. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

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  1. 1

    YUM!! I do love peppermint!! 🙂


  2. 2
    Maria Lichty says:

    Such a pretty and festive cookie!

  3. 3
    Matt says:

    So fun, so easy, my boys would love these!

  4. 4

    These would be great for upcoming holiday cookie exchanges!

  5. 5

    oh yeah- these are the ultimate in chocolate peppermint- amazing Jenny!

  6. 6

    these are so nice and easy and fun!

  7. 7
    Aggie says:

    I love peppermint patties!! These look awesome!

  8. 8

    So many reasons to love these cookies! I can never resist a dessert that involves chocolate and peppermint.

  9. 9

    My husband would love his mind over these!

  10. 10

    These cookies look amazing! I love peppermint patties. Never would have thought you use regular cookie dough as the base – yum!

  11. 11

    Cookie perfection Jenny!

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