Sleigh Ride Chocolate Christmas Cookies

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How do you take a fun sleigh ride in the crisp winter and turn it into yummy chocolate Christmas cookies? Keep reading, your family will thank you!

 

It’s the time of year where we love to gather and bake up a storm! Family recipes get passed down to the next generation and new concoctions are created on purpose but more so on accident! Ha Ha! My sleigh ride chocolate Christmas cookies were a welcome addition to the season – they just happen to be one of those accidentally on purpose kind of things.

 

These little “bites of fresh air” (thanks to the peppermint) were actually dreamed up originally for a sweet blog hop a few years ago with good friends – cakey goodness here, folks. 

So easy and fun – just a few grocery store items and you are set!

 

 

 

Sleigh Ride Chocolate Christmas Cookies Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar (I used organic cane sugar)
  • 1 3/4 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup of butter, softened ( I use Kerrygold Irish butter)
  • 2 dozen marshmallows ( I had large on hand but this would be great with mini mallows!)
  • 4 candy canes crushed
  • 12 bite-sized  York peppermint patties (6 large ones or if you want a more “biting cool” effect – use more)
  • 2 good handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Chocolate Drizzle-
  • 6 oz. of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of powder sugar

Directions:

1.Heat oven to 350°F.

2.Combine 3/4 cup butter and sugar in a bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.

3.Add eggs, 1/4 cup milk, and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cocoa mix, and baking soda. Beat until well mixed.

4.Fold in the chocolate morsels and  crumbled peppermint patties

5.Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle a few extra chocolate chips on top. Bake 8-9 minutes or until set.

6.Remove from oven; top each cookie with marshmallow half, cut-side down. Continue baking for 1-2 minutes until marshmallow just begins to puff. Immediately remove cookies to cooling racks. Sprinkle crushed candy cane on top of each cookie. Cool completely.

Chocolate Drizzle:
Slowly melt chocolate morsels, butter, and sugar. Remove from heat and stir in powder sugar. With a spoon, gently drizzle chocolate over cookies.

Sleigh Ride Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Sleigh Ride Chocolate Christmas Cookies

Yield: 12

How do you take a fun sleigh ride in the crisp winter and turn it into a yummy Christmas cookie? Read on and I will tell you how!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1/2 cup sugar (I used organic cane sugar)
  • 1 3/4 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup of butter, softened ( I use Kerrygold Irish butter)
  • 2 dozen marshmallows ( I had large on hand but this would be great with mini mallows!)
  • 4 candy canes crushed
  • 12 bite-sized York peppermint patties (6 large ones or if you want a more “biting cool” effect – use more)
  • 2 good handfuls of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • Chocolate Drizzle-
  • 6 oz. of semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of powder sugar

Instructions


1.Heat oven to 350°F.

2.Combine 3/4 cup butter and sugar in a bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.

3.Add eggs, 1/4 cup milk, and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cocoa mix and baking soda. Beat until well mixed.

4.Fold in the chocolate morsels and crumbled peppermint patties

5.Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle a few extra chocolate chips on top. Bake 8-9 minutes or until set.

6.Remove from oven; top each cookie with marshmallow half, cut-side down. Continue baking for 1-2 minutes until marshmallow just begins to puff. Immediately remove cookies to cooling racks. Sprinkle crushed candy cane on top of each cookie. Cool completely.

Notes

Chocolate Drizzle:
Slowly melt chocolate morsels, butter, and sugar. Remove from heat and stir in powder sugar. With a spoon, gently drizzle chocolate over cookies.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 656Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 442mgCarbohydrates: 103gFiber: 4gSugar: 75gProtein: 7g

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