Peppermint Bark Cookies Recipe

Peppermint Bark Cookies Recipe

How To Make Peppermint Bark Cookies

Turn your favorite peppermint bark into a batch of tasteful cookies with our easy recipe! Serve up these minty cookies at your next Christmas party.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 8ozsemisweet chocolate chips,or roughly chopped chocolate bar
  • 4tbspunsalted butter
  • cupflour
  • ½tspbaking powder
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • 2eggs
  • ¾cupbrown sugar,packed
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 12ozsemisweet chocolate chunks
  • 8ozwhite chocolate chips,or white candy melts
  • cupscandy canes,crushed
  • cupsugar pearls,or other sprinkles, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Heat the semisweet chocolate and butter in a bowl in the microwave at 30 second increments, stirring between each, until just melted.

  3. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.

  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla extract on high speed until light and fluffy.

  5. Reduce the speed to low, then beat in the melted chocolate.

  6. Mix in the flour mixture until just combined, then stir in the chocolate chunks.

  7. Drop heaping tablespoons of dough 3 inches apart onto baking sheets lined with parchment.

  8. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until the cookies are shiny and cracked yet soft in centers.

  9. Cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  10. When cookies have cooled, melt the white chocolate in the microwave; heating at 30 second increments until just melted.

  11. Pour the chocolate into a resealable bag, then snip the tip off one of the corners to make a piping bag.

  12. Squeeze the chocolate out of the bag onto the cookies in a decorative pattern, then sprinkle evenly with candy canes and sprinkles.

  13. Let the cookies dry for at least 1 hour.

  14. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 270.84kcal
  • Fat: 15.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.96g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.40g
  • Fiber: 2.04g
  • Sugar: 30.58g
  • Protein: 2.76g
  • Cholesterol: 20.40mg
  • Sodium: 65.58mg
  • Calcium: 43.23mg
  • Potassium: 161.73mg
  • Iron: 1.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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