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Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

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!

Plate of peppermint patty chocolate cookie sandwiches

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.


Chocolate peppermint patty sandwich cookies on a plate

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!

A container of Hershey's Special Dark cocoa powder

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

Sift that together with your other dry ingredients…

Cocoa powder in a sifter

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

Chocolate cookie dough balls 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.

Let them cool on your baking sheet for about 3 minutes…

Baked chocolate cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet

And then get your York Peppermint Patties ready…

York peppermint patty candies in wrappers

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

Close-up view of a peppermint patty sandwich cookie

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!

Peppermint patty sandwich cookies on a plate with one cut in half
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Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches

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


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!


  • 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


  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.



  • Serving Size: 1 cookie sandwich
  • Calories: 364
  • Sugar: 48.8 g
  • Sodium: 145.2 mg
  • Fat: 12.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.3 g
  • Protein: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.9 mg

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51 comments on “Peppermint Patty Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches”

  1. 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.

  2. Loretta | A Finn In The Kitchen

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

  3. Kelli @ The Corner Kitchen

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

  4. 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.

  5. Erin @ Making Memories

    Ha! Seems like a valid conclusion. No one wants to be murdered by spider or man =o) And your cookies look wonderful!!!

  6. sue @ cakeballs, cookies and more

    I hate that, dreams that are so scary but really dumb, LOL. But the cookies, those are awesome!

  7. Jen @ Jen's Favorite Cookies

    It seems there is nothing like the threat of death by arachnid to spark the creative genius in you. This cookie is definitely a flash of brilliance! Love it!

  8. yes to everything. i do the same thing to my hubby with my crazy dreams. AND peppermint patties are my favorite, so i need about 6 dozen of these.

    also. hot chocolate made with that special dark cocoa? insane.

  9. Nikki @Pennies on a Platter

    I have to make these for my Dad, stat! He’s the resident peppermint patty lover in our fam… and his birthday is coming up. Perfect! 🙂

  10. Those dreams are the WORST! Hopefully youve used up your quota for this year. Or…not if it means we keep getting peppermint chocolate heaven recipes like this out of ’em!

  11. Mercedes@Satisfy My Sweet Tooth

    These look so fabulous I cannot wait to make them! I love all other kinds of candy incorporated into cookies, so why not Peppermint Patties?! Great idea!

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