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Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookie Cups

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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!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 199

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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 INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American

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