Chocolate peppermint cookies is other recipe we may work at home. It is easy and luscious loved by both adults and kids. One recipe we can work according to one article in Google is following. Prepare all ingredients including 1 cup all purpose flour, and more for surface, ½ teaspoon baking soda, ½ cup unsweetened Dutch process cocoa powder, ½ tea spoon baking powder, ½ teaspoon salt 2 ½ ounces unsalted butter, softened, ¾ cup sugar and 1 large egg.
As these ingredients ready we further to following directions. Firstly preheat oven to 325 degrees. Sift cocoa powder, flour, bakign soda, baking powder and salt into a bowl . Beat sugar and butter with medium high speed mixer for a minute then reduce the speed into medium-low and add egg, then yolk, beating well after each. Next, beat in peppermin extract and slowly add flour mixture and beat it until evenly blended. Shape dough into 2 disks and wrap using plastic each before refrierating them until firm (it may takes 1 hour or up to 2 days).
Next, roll out 1 dough disk on a bit floured surface to 1/8 inc h thickness. Freeze about 15 minutes or until firm. Cut out circles using 2 inch round cutter and place 1 inch apart on parchment lined baking sheet. Roll and cut the scraps once. Freeze again for 15 minutes or until firm. Do it for all remaining disks.
Bake the cookies until turn dry to touch. It may takes up to 12 minutes. Move the parchment with cookies to the wire racks and let to cool.
Shift crushed candy, separate larger pieces from dust and reserving both. Melth chocolate in heatproof bowlon the pot of gently simmering water. Remove from the heat and dunk cookies into melted chocolate. Turn to coat using a fork and let the excess drip off. Next, gently scrape the bottom against the bowl edge. Place on parchment lined baking sheets and sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of candie pieces or dust on the top. Repeat this way, sprinkling half the cookies with pieces and the rest with dust. Refrigerate up to 3 hours and done. It is best served at same day.