Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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10Ingredients
52Minutes
100Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 cup butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup self raising flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 ounces chocolate (covered peppermint creams, chopped)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper.
    2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in a medium bowl until pale and creamy. Add the egg and beat until combined. Sift flours and cocoa powder over butter mixture. Using a wooden spoon, stir to combine.
    3. Roll level tablespoons of dough into balls. Place on prepared trays. Using the palm of your hand, flatten each ball slightly. Using your thumb, make an indent at the center of each cookies. Bake for 12 mins. Cool on trays for 5 mins then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
    4. Place sifted powdered sugar, peppermint extract and milk in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Spoon teaspoons of mint mixture into indent in the cookies (icing will fill hole and overflow slightly on to cookie surface). Sprinkle with chopped peppermint creams.
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    NutritionView More

    100Calories
    Sodium2% DV40mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein2% DV<1g
    Carbs4% DV13g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories100Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium40mg2%
    Potassium40mg1%
    Protein<1g2%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars10g20%
    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.