Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies

With the holidays fast approaching, Santa is not the only one wanting to eat some delicious cookies! By popular demand, I was asked to share some of my favorite holiday cookie recipes. I think one of my favorite cookies I have ever made is perfect for the holidays – Oreo Peppermint Cookies! They are not difficult to make, either. Leave these for Santa, and he may keep you on the “Nice” list forever!

 - 2 sticks unsalted butter
 - 1 cup brown sugar
 - 3/4 cup grated peppermint candy canes
 - 1 egg
 - 1 egg yolk
 - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
 - 2 cups flour
 - 1/2 cup Oreo baking crumbs (or you can create your own from Oreo cookies)
 - 1 teaspoon salt
 - 1 teaspoon baking powder
 - 2 cups white chocolate chips

Preheat the oven to 325F. Line baking/cookie sheets with parchment paper. To make granulated candy cane powder, put candy canes in a food processor and grind until the texture is like sugar. You need 1 cup of granulated candy cane powder.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies In a bowl, mix together the butter, sugar, and granulated candy cane powder. One at a time, add the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla. Set aside.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies In a separate bowl, combine the flour, Oreo crumbs, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and mix thoroughly. Scrape down the sides with a spatula to make sure everything is mixed together. Add in the white chocolate chips and mix.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies Use an ice cream scoop to place the cookie dough on the parchment paper.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies Bake for 12-15 min.
Oreo Peppermint Holiday Cookies Let cool for 5-10 minutes. Serve with a glass of milk and enjoy!

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  1. awewwwww…. wow…cooking

    Posted 9.9.15 Reply