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Peppermint Cookie Bar

If you don’t want to make a regular batch of cookies, then make the easy one pan Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe. Chocolate, Vanilla and peppermint make for a yummy Christmas cookie that everyone will love.

Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe 

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Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe

If you don’t want to make a regular batch of cookies, then make the easy one pan Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe. It’s a good way to use your leftover candy canes in case you bought a lot. 

Chocolate, Vanilla and peppermint make for a yummy Christmas cookie that everyone will love. 

Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe

Peppermint Bars Ingredients

  • Flour
  • Granulated sugar
  • Salt
  • Butter, softened
  • Egg yolk at room temperature
  • Vanilla extract
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Peppermint candies and couple of candy canes, crushed
  • *For exact amounts, please see recipe card below.

How to Make a Peppermint Cookie Bar

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and line a 13 by 9 inch metal pan with parchment paper and keep aside.

Whisk the flour and salt in a bowl and keep aside. Using hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar in another bowl, till fluffy. Next beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract. Add the flour mix little bit at a time and mix till it starts coming together.

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Transfer the crumbly dough to the pan and spread and pat it down. Poke holes all over using a fork. Bake for 25-26 minutes until the crust starts turning golden brown. 

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Take the pan out of the oven and sprinkle the chocolate chips on it. Put the pan back in the oven for a minute to help the chocolate chips melt. Spread the melted chocolate over the cookie layer using a spatula. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint candies.

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Let it cool down till the chocolate sets. Cut the cookie bar into desired shape.

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Yield: 8

Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe

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If you don't want to make a regular batch of cookies, then make the easy one pan Peppermint Cookie Bar Recipe. Chocolate, Vanilla and peppermint make for a yummy Christmas cookie that everyone will love.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • Granulated sugar - 1 cup
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 2 sticks of butter, softened
  • Large egg yolk at room temperature
  • Tsp OFanilla extract
  • 1 Cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Handful of peppermint candies and couple of candy canes, crushed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and line a 13 by 9 inch metal pan with parchment paper and keep aside.
  2. Whisk the flour and salt in a bowl and keep aside. Using hand mixer, beat the butter and sugar in another bowl, till fluffy. Next beat in the egg yolk and vanilla extract. Add the flour mix little bit at a time and mix till it starts coming together.
  3. Transfer the crumbly dough to the pan and spread and pat it down. Poke holes all over using a fork.
  4. Bake for 25-26 minutes until the crust starts turning golden brown. Take the pan out of the oven and sprinkle the chocolate chips on it. Put the pan back in the oven for a minute to help the chocolate chips melt. Spread the melted chocolate over the cookie layer using a spatula. Sprinkle the crushed peppermint candies.
  5. Let it cool down till the chocolate sets. Cut the cookie bar into desired shape.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 555Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 271mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 3gSugar: 40gProtein: 6g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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