Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

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Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches are the tastiest chocolate cookie recipe out there! These bite-size sandwiches are the perfect combination of mint and chocolate. You can have this easy dessert in and out of the oven in under 30 minutes!

 

So sometimes I have these dreams where I wake up yelling like a lunatic and jumping on top of my husband to save me.  Happens like twice a year.

My husband is not a fan.

In the past I’ve sworn there was a scary murderer crouching on the ground next to my bed…

Another time it was a scary ghost-man floating above my bed, about to kill me.  You know, just floating there.

Then there was that time an older, stately gentleman wearing a dusty blue sweatshirt stood at the end of my bed shaking his head at me. He was probably going to kill me.

 

I think my subconscious is telling me that I am scared of ghost-men murderers.

Seems valid.

 

Anyway, I had one of these dreams the other night…but I am happy to say that the cycle has been broken.  I did not dream of a scary murder-man.  Nope.  I woke up screaming and jumping on my husband because a scary 8 inch spider-ghost jumped on my bed…

and was probably going to murder me.

 

So yeah, I think I am scared of being murdered, by man or spider.

 

So after I realized the spider was a figment of my imagination, most likely being sparked by watching Arachnophobia with my kids (which, btw, I THOUGHT was a comedy), I laid awake in my bed for a while.

 

So these cookies are something I thought up while recovering from almost being murdered by a ghost-spider.

Hungry?

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Tips on Making Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches:

They are based on these cookies I did a while back. So this latest version was a total no-brainer.

I started with my favorite cocoa powder, Hershey’s Special Dark.  You certainly don’t have to use the dark cocoa powder, but it really is great in these cookies!

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I adapted this cookie recipe from Hershey’s Cookie HQ…with only a few small alterations.

Sift that together with your other dry ingredients…

Photobucket Once you have your batter made, drop it in 2 teaspoon sized portions on a parchment lined baking sheet…

I formed mine into little balls, but you don’t have to.  I just wanted them to all bake the same shape.
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Let them cool on your baking sheet for about 3 minutes…

PhotobucketAnd then get your York Peppermint Patties ready…

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While the cookies are still warm, but not hot, sandwich a Patty in between two cookies…

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The warm cookie will melt the chocolate of the patty enough to stick to the cookies, creating a yummy filling!

These are the perfect cookie for the holidays or a cookie swap!

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Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total Time Total Time: 28 min
  • Yield Yield: 24 sandwiches 1x
  • Category Category: Dessert
  • Method Method: Oven
  • Cuisine Cuisine: American

Description:

Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches are the tastiest chocolate cookie recipe out there! These bite-size sandwiches are the perfect combination of mint and chocolate. You can have this easy dessert in and out of the oven in under 30 minutes!


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups mini chocolate chips
  • approx 24 York Peppermint Patties

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together your butter and both sugars until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add in vanilla and both eggs and stir until combined and smooth, about 1 more minute.
  3. IN a separate bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Slowly add into butter mixture, Beating until combined.
  5. Add in mini chips and stir until incorporated.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Measure out approx 2 tsp of dough and place on baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 7-8 minutes until puffed and just set.
  8. Let cookies cool approx 3 minutes on baking sheet, then place a peppermint patty in between 2 warm cookies and place on a wire rack to continue cooling. Gently press cookies together so as the chocolate melts, the cookies stick to the patty.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Kimmie
Kimmie

I wonder if another type of cookie flavor would work? The idea sounds delicious!!

Michael Koons
Michael Koons

So you are suppose to use the fun size miniature York Peppermint Patties for these cookies correct?

Angie Big Bears Wife

Add comment should have said “I can tell that these are going to be a favorite”….

Angie Big Bears Wife

Sorry that you had a creepy spider murder man dream but I’m also, glad that you did because without that dream you wouldn’t have these cookies haha. I can already see that you’re going to be a favorite on chocolate and peppermint patties what’s not to love……. Well I mean except for the creepy spider dream I don’t want to have anything to do with that haha

teresa

My Greg would love these!
Genius baking the peppermint patty right into the cookie!
xo

Christina @ Oven Adventures

i really have no words to describe your genius.

michelle
michelle

Would these freeze? I am trying to bake ahead for Christmas.

Jaclyn

These looks amazing!! Love your blog!

Darla | Bakingdom

Such a simple, brilliant idea!!

Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies

I have dreams like that too! They are awful. I’m sure when we lived in an apartment, our neighbors hated me. I think I might make these for Christmas this year–you had me at easy.

Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen

That cut cookie shot totally looks like a way better version of an oatmeal cream pie!

Kelli @ The Corner Kitchen

I’m a sucker for anything with Peppermint Patties! These cookies look like bites of heaven!

Rachel @ Baked by Rachel

I HATE dreams like that. Nightmares of any kind are the absolute worst. Maybe you should keep a stash of these next to your bed to munch on when you can’t get back to sleep.

Sue

Shelly, This is GENIUS!

Luv What You Do

What an awesome idea to use the patty as a filling. These look incredible!

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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