• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 18 mins
  • Serves: 16

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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 Ingredients List

  • For the Cookie Bars:
  • 3/4 c butter, softened
  • 1/4 c shortening
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, extra large
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 c all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c miniature chocolate chips
  • 1/4 c crushed peppermint candy, I used candy canes
  • For the Drizzle:
  • 2 Tbs semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbs crushed peppermint candy


Preheat your oven to 350ยบ F and line a 9"x9" baking pan with parchment.
In a large mixing bowl beat the butter and shortening together.
Add the brown sugar, baking soda, salt, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract, beat until fluffy.
Stir in the flour until the dough comes together, fold in the mini chocolate chips and crushed peppermint candy.
Press the mixture into the prepared baking pan and bake for 16-18 minutes, until lightly golden.
Let cool in the pan completely.
To a small microwave safe bowl add the 2 Tbs of chocolate chips and coconut oil, melt for 30 seconds, stir until smooth.
Using the edges of the parchment remove the cookie slab from the pan and slice into 12 equal squares.
Drizzle the melted chocolate over the top and sprinkle on the 1 Tbs of crushed peppermint candy.
Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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