Fudgy Peppermint Crunch Cookies

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Fudgy Peppermint Crunch Cookies

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Recipe Data

10min
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40min
Total

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    Description

    Our secrets to making these the ultimate soft and fudgy chocolate cookies? Devils food cake mix and cocoa packets. Add a little peppermint crunch on top with crushed starlight mint candies.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    QuantityIngredientAdd
    1 c. Hy-Vee Starlight candies, unwrapped
    1 (16-oz.) box Hy-Vee extra moist devil's food deluxe cake mix
    3 (1-oz. each) pouches Hy-Vee rich chocolate flavor hot cocoa mix
    ½ c. Hy-Vee canola oil
    2 Hy-Vee large eggs
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee mini chocolate chips
    ⅛ tsp. Hy-Vee peppermint extract

    Things To Grab

    • Cookie sheets
    • Parchment paper
    • Resealable plastic bag
    • Rolling pin
    • Small bowl
    • Medium bowl
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

    2. Place peppermint candies in a resealable plastic bag. Seal bag. Pound with a rolling pin, heavy skillet, or meat mallet until coarsely crushed. Or, process candies in a food processor using on/off pulses. Place crushed candies in a bowl; set aside.

    3. Combine cake mix, hot cocoa mix, canola oil, eggs, chocolate chips, and peppermint extract in a bowl. Form dough into balls; dip into crushed candies and place 2-inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until just set. Cool on a wire cooling rack.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    160 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 170mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
    • Protein: 2g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 2%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons February 2021