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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies (Gluten Free & Grain Free)

  • Author: Kayla Berman
  • Prep Time: 40 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Cookies 1x
  • Category: Cookies
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the ultimate holiday cookie! They’re rich & chewy double chocolate cookies topped with a sweet white chocolate drizzle and candy cane crunch. This easy recipe is gluten free, grain free, and can be dairy free too … making it a festive treat that almost anyone can enjoy!




White Chocolate Topping


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the coconut sugar, coconut oil, egg, vanilla extract, and peppermint extract until smooth.
  3. Add in the almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.  Combine evenly.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Place in the fridge to chill for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the dough from the fridge, roll about tablespoon sized balls, and place on a parchment paper lined or greased baking tray.  Chill for another 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from the fridge and flatten the balls into cookie shapes with your fingers.
  8. Add crushed candy canes on top and press into the cookie.
  9. Bake for 12 minutes.
  10. Melt the white chocolate chips and coconut oil until smooth.  Tips for melting in the blog post!
  11. Once the cookies have cooled, drizzle with the white chocolate and top with more crushed candy canes.
  12. Enjoy!

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