Ayo's Chocolate and Peppermint Sugar Cookies

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recipe by Ayo’s Cakes and Bakes https://ayoscakes.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 40mins
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These delightful chocolate and peppermint sugar cookies are the perfect sweet treat... whether plain or decorated, they make perfect baked favors for your loved ones.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019


  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
  • Chocolate chips icon
    Chocolate chips
  • Peppermint extract icon
    Peppermint extract
  • Egg icon
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Drop Scale
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Grease 2 clean baking sheets
  2. Place a clean large mixing bowl on Drop Scale
  3. Add salted butter
  4. Add granulated sugar
  5. Cream together until smooth
  6. Replace on Drop Scale
  7. Add chocolate chips
  8. Mix until combined
  9. Add peppermint extract
  10. Add egg
  11. Beat until combined
  12. Place a clean small bowl on Drop Scale
  13. Add all purpose flour
  14. Fold dry ingredients into large mixing bowl
  15. Chill in fridge - 30 min
  16. Dust with all purpose flour
  17. Roll out until 1/4" thick
  18. Cut
  19. Place content of large mixing bowl on 2 baking sheets
  20. Chill in fridge - 25 min
  21. Pre-heat - 170°C
  22. Bake - 20 min, 170°C
  23. Let cool - approx 5 min
  24. Transfer onto cooling rack
  25. Decorate
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