Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Posted in on the 29th March, 2013

Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich CookiesPeppermint and chocolate make a very distinct combination of sweetness and coolness that has gathered quite a lot of enthusiasts. People usually look for varieties of this favored combination of tastes in food. Here is a recipe for Peppermint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies that might help add into an enthusiast’s palate and experience.

Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
1/4 tsp Baking Soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup flour
2 cups chocolate chips
1/4 cup heavy cream

Tools and Equipment:
Large bowl
Baking Sheet
Parchment
Electric Mixer

Directions:

  1. Mix in together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  2. Set aside mix in the softened butter, sugar and egg using an electric measure. Continue doing until the mixture becomes smooth. Then add in vanilla.
  3. Putting the mixer to low, gradually add in the flour mixture. Continue mixing until the ingredients mix smoothly.
  4. Roll out the dough in a flat working surface until it becomes a flat dough that is 1/4 inch thick. Using a cup or a cookie cutter, try to create symmetrical circles from the flattened cookie dough.
  5. Place the cookies into a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Then place in an oven at around 350 degrees F or around 180 degrees C. leave in the oven for eight to ten minutes.
  6. Fill in and mix 1 cup of chocolate chips and heavy cream on a double boiler. Continue mixing until melted. Add in some peppermint extract.
  7. Remove from the heat and then refrigerate for an hour. Once cooled, put a little serving of the cooled chocolate on the flat sides of the cookies.
  8. Press another cookie to be placed on top of the cookie to spread the filling more evenly. Place cookies into the freezer for 20 to 30 minutes to make the chocolate filling set.