Chocolate Cookies Filled with Peppermint Cream

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6Ingredients
22Minutes
100Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (+ 2 tbsp)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup butter (cold, chopped + 3 1/2 tbsp softened)
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • peppermint extract (to taste)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Combing flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, cocoa powder and 1/2 cup butter in a food processor. Add almost all milk and pulse until dough comes together in small clumps. Turn out onto a clean work surface and knead into a ball.
    2. Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick. Cut out 32 - 2 1/2 inch discs. Transfer 16 to first baking sheet. Cut a 3/4 inch heart shape out of center of remaining 16 discs and place on second baking sheet. Chill both trays for 15 mins then bake for 12 mins. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    3. Meanwhile, to make the peppermint cream, cream remaining butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Add extract, a little at a time, to taste. Beat until well combined. Sandwich the peppermint cream between cookies.
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    NutritionView More

    100Calories
    Sodium2% DV45mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein2% DV1g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories100Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium45mg2%
    Potassium55mg2%
    Protein1g2%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium2%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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