Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies from Closet Cooking

White chocolate chip cookies with festive peppermint candy.

Servings: makes 12+ cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 60 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • 1/2 cup butter (only real butter, not low fat), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peppermint candy cane, crushed
  1. Mix the butter and sugars in a bowl.
  2. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt in another bowl.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients into the wet until they are just incorporated.
  5. Mix in the chocolate and the peppermint candy cane.
  6. Chill the dough in the fridge for 30-60 minutes before placing it onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet one table spoon at a time rolled up into balls.
  7. Bake in a 350F preheated oven until just lightly golden brown around the edges, about 8-10 minutes.