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Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cups - Tender sugar cookie cups brimming with chocolate ganache filling and crushed peppermint sprinkles! Three holiday favorites in one delicious treat!

Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cups

Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cups - Tender sugar cookie cups brimming with chocolate ganache filling and crushed peppermint sprinkles! Three holiday favorites in one delicious treat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time :15 minutes
Cook Time :20 minutes
Total Time :2 hours 35 minutes
Servings :36
Calories :199
Course :Dessert, Snack

Ingredients
 

Sugar Cookie:

Filling:

  • 2/3 cup cream
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Decoration:

  • 1/4 cup peppermint candies crushed

Instructions
 

Bake the Cookie Cups:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Set aside mini-muffin pan for baking.
  • In medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
  • In large bowl, beat sugar and butter until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in eggs one at a time, then vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture until just combined.
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and press into ungreased mini-muffin wells. Bake 8 - 10 minutes until center of dough is puffed up. Remove from oven and press down center of each dough with round spoon. Return to oven and bake 2 minutes more. Cool 5 minutes in pan then carefully remove cups to a wire rack to cool completely.

Make the Filling:

  • Add cream and sugar to medium saucepan. Bring to just boiling, with ring of bubbles forming around edge of pan. Remove from heat, Stir in butter, chocolate and salt.
  • Spoon filling evenly into cooled cookie cups. Sprinkle with crushed candy. Refrigerate until set for 1 - 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 87mgPotassium: 55mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 295IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg

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