Chocolate Peppermint Bar Cookies

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Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A holiday treat if ever there was one. Adapted from a recipe in _The Gourmet Cookie Book_ as published by Caroline Russock at Serious Eats. http://bit.ly/iahsWw

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Tear off a 21" piece of aluminum foil; fold it to be 8 1/2" wide. Butter foil, leaving 3" on either end bare. Place foil, butter side up, into a 13x9x2 metal baking pan.
  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a stand mixer with paddle, beat butter and brown sugar until fluffy, 3-5 minutes. Add egg and beat until combined. Add dry ingredients and mix on low just until combined. With a rubber spatula, fold in chocolate chips and crushed peppermints. Spread dough evenly in prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until puffed and beginning to pull away from sides of pan, about 20 minutes. Place pan on a cooling rack and cool to room temperature. Lift cookies out with foil to a cutting board and cut into 2x1" bars. Remove from foil with spatula.
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These are dry, crumbly, and don't taste good. I'll give them 1/2 star - they might be good mixed into ice cream.