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

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies

These rich, chocolatey cookies are hiding a secret—peppermint patties baked into the center!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
cooling time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 426kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • 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)


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • When cooled, spread a thin layer of frosting over tops of cookies then sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies.


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.4mg
Keywords: chocolate peppermint cookies, christmas cookie, peppermint cookie recipe

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11 Responses
  1. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

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

  2. Cookin Canuck

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

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