Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Here's the Dish

On the 8th Day of Christmas my True Love Gave to Me… Flour-less Chocolate Cookies that are Soft and Chewy on the Inside and Crispy on the Outside… Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies!

Method

The estimated total time to make this recipe is 20 Minutes.

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper, or foil sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

2

Mix together powdered sugar, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Place egg whites and milk in another small bowl, and stir to combine. Mix wet and dry ingredients together, until just combined, but don’t over beat.

3

Using a tablespoon, scoop up cookie batter, and use a teaspoon to drop cookie batter onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle peppermint chips on cookies, dividing evenly between cookies.

4

Bake cookies for 15 minutes, and enjoy!

Ingredients

1 1/2 cupPowdered sugar or for sugar free option, use Ideal™ brand powdered sugar1
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1/2 tsp Baking powder
2Egg whites
1/8 tsp Salt
1 tbs Skim milk
1/8 cup Andes™ peppermint crunch baking chips

1 Ideal is a naturally sweetened powdered sugar with zero grams of sugar! I found this in the baking aisle at my grocery store!

Nutrition Breakdown

12 Cookies
83 Calories Per Cookie (w/ powdered sugar)
66 Calories Per Cookie (w/ Ideal™)
2 g Fat (w/ powdered sugar)
19 g Carbohydrate (w/ powdered sugar)
16 g Sugar (w/ powdered sugar)
2 g Protein (w/ powdered sugar)
2 WWP+*

*Weight Watchers Points per serving

17 Comments

Julie @ Table for Two said:

I love this picture :) the background bokeh is so pretty! chocolate & peppermint is such a great combo too :)

December 15th, 2011 — 8:10am  |  Reply

Maryea @ Happy Healthy Mama said:

These look incredible! I’m intrigued by the Ideal powdered sugar option–what is it sweetened with? I need to look into this stuff!

December 15th, 2011 — 8:18am  |  Reply

Haley said:

These look like the chocolate chewy cookies at Great American Cookies! I can not wait to make them for Santa! (: I hope to find Ideal sweetener!

December 15th, 2011 — 8:34am  |  Reply

Shannon A said:

I’m a little confused by the way you describe putting them on the baking sheet. Is each cookie teaspoon sized? Or are you just using the teaspoon to scoop the batter out of the tablespoon? Also, do you know approximately how many cookies this makes?

December 15th, 2011 — 8:37am  |  Reply

Anna @ The Guiltless Life said:

Wow I have never heard of a naturally sweetened powdered sugar – I will have to check that out, thanks Katie!

December 15th, 2011 — 9:05am  |  Reply

Katrina said:

These sound so tasty! Love these :)

December 15th, 2011 — 9:12am  |  Reply

Jennifer@ ItSuxToBeFat said:

Yumm! If someone is using the sugar free option, I am sure these would only be 1 pp per cookie. I will have to try and find some to calculate! Looks delish!

December 15th, 2011 — 9:58am  |  Reply

Brittany @ It's Gonna be Somethin' Good said:

It’s like you read my mind! I’ve been craving something chocolately/pepperminty but it’s so hard to find something low-calorie. These look delicious! Thank you so much!

December 15th, 2011 — 10:29am  |  Reply

Sam said:

these sound SO good!! will definitely have to try soon.

found you through fitfluential :)

December 15th, 2011 — 10:44am  |  Reply

Krissy's Creations said:

I love flourless cookies! They make it so easy for Gluten-Free baking :). I must try these!

December 16th, 2011 — 12:31am  |  Reply

Shannon from Healthiful Balance said:

Another awesome recipe! :)
What I really love about this recipe is that it doesnt have many ingredients but still looks really good and healthy! :)

Have a great weekend!

December 16th, 2011 — 7:06am  |  Reply

honeywhatscooking said:

gorgeous pictures… i love anything flourless. i’ve been meaning to make the flourless cookie brownies. these look delicious.

December 16th, 2011 — 7:47am  |  Reply

Beth Michelle said:

So glad I came across your blog! These cookies look amazing. Nothing better than chocolate and mint!

December 16th, 2011 — 7:49am  |  Reply

Susan said:

These are amazing – I just made a batch and my husband ate four cookies right off the bat! Thanks for sharing, I really appreciate all of your flourless recipes since I can’t tolerate the fructan in wheat.

December 19th, 2011 — 10:46pm  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

shannon, yep, just scoop the batter with a tablespoon, and use a teaspoon to help scoop it out of the tablespoon! :)

December 16th, 2011 — 5:12am  |  Reply

Katie Farrell said:

its sweetened with xylitol and manitol! :)

December 16th, 2011 — 5:13am  |  Reply

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