Chocolate Brownie Christmas Cookies

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prep time: 20 MINS cook time: 20 MINS total time: 40 MINS


  • 1 pound (450 g) Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels ( I used mini chips)
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup Nestle Tollhouse Milk Chocolate Morsels


  • In a large bowl over a double boiler melt Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels with the butter until smooth, for 7-8 minutes.

  • In the bowl of an electric mixer with paddle attachment beat eggs and sugar until pale and frothy. Add peppermint and vanilla extracts. Add salt. Beat in melted chocolate slowly.

  • Fold in flour and baking powder.

  • Stir in the Milk Chocolate Morsels.

  • Pour the dough in a shallow baking dish and freeze for 30 minutes (you can chill the dough for 2 hours).

  • Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Using a cookie scoop (2 tbsp), scoop balls of dough and place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheets. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes, until edges are set and cookies are cracked on top.

  • Let them cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.

  • To decorate - Drizzle with melted white chocolate morsels and top with crushed candy canes and sprinkles.