DECONSTRUCTED CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT BARK COOKIES
yields about three dozen
1 cup butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs, at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp peppermint extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup white chocolate chips
5 peppermint candy canes, crushed
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and peppermint. Beat on medium until mixture has a light and fluffy appearance.
Drop by the spoonful onto the prepared baking sheet.
Cook in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, until set.
Let cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool