Karen Rose Smith – Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms
Karen Rose Smith, author of Slay Bells Ring, is sharing her delicious recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms today. They are the perfect addition to any afternoon tea and a wonderful holiday treat to share with friends and family. It’s time to start your holiday baking!
Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms
- 2 sticks (1 cup) Butter
- 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar, plus 1/2 cup to roll cookies in
- 3/4 cup Packed Brown Sugar
- 2 Eggs (large)
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/4 cup Cocoa
- 2 1/2 cups Flour
- 36-40 White Chocolate Peppermint Kisses
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar together. Add eggs and mix well. Add baking soda, baking powder, and cocoa. Mix until all ingredients are blended well and batter is smooth and velvety. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Form into one-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Place balls on lightly greased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
Bake 11-13 minutes until set. Let stand one minute, then remove from cookie sheet and lightly press peppermint Kisses into cookies.
After making these cookies, pour yourself a nice cup of tea and grab a copy of Slay Bells Ring to enjoy your afternoon!