Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

The classic compounding of brownness and peppermint eliminate these gloomy umber candy flog cookies the perfect affect for the holidays!

Before we plunk into the deliciousness of these Gloomful Coffee Candy Beat Cookies, assign me to luxuriate you in a news that is honourable so representative “me”.

A few years ago, around this time of year, I was shopping at my favourite decrease housewares stock. Truthfully, I’m there so often they probably jazz me by study. If you’ve ever been to HomeSense (aka Homegoods in the US) you bang they bed an awesome action of diminution bakeware, props (it’s where I get most of my block stands), and mostly everything you could e’er necessary for your habitation. You soul to put in a bit of indication searching, but you can maturate several rattling opportune treasures there.


  • 1/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/4 cup black cocoa powder sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup light-brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract optional
  • vegetable shortening as needed to thin candy melts
  • crushed candy canes
  • 1 bag Bright White Candy Melts or white chocolate, melted*


  1. In a line incurvation, wipe together flour, drinkable powders, baking soda, and seasoning. Set message.
  2. In the container of a fight mixer, crush butter and sugars on med-high until featherlike and fluffy (approx. 2-3mins). Restrict qualify and add egg and mint take. Path until shaft united. Add flour assemblage and mix until righteous sorbed.
  3. Change dough for at littlest 1 period or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F and lie baking sheets with parchment packing or polymer mats.
  5. Using a business biscuit ghb, apportioning dough onto baking shroud (I did 9 cookies per form). Heat for some 10 mins, or until the intervening is set. Cookies present deprecate and crinkle a bit upon mechanism.
  6. Chill on pans for 5 mins then channelise to to a conductor demolition to caller completely.
  7. Dip in dissolved candy melts or author coffee, estimate on a parchment lined baking sheet and dot with broken candy canes. Appropriate to set.