York Peppermint Patty Fudge Cookies.

Super fudgy brownie cookies filled with York Peppermint Patties.

Super fudgy brownie cookies filled with York Peppermint Patties | sallysbakingaddiction.com

I’m a seasonally confused person. I bake pumpkin muffins in August, wear scarves in May, live in my Uggs, and Christmas shop in my flip flops. To me, flavors (and apparently shoes) know no seasons.

Mint and chocolate are just plain meant to be and I’m not about to wait until Christmas to share these with you!

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These sinfully rich and fudgy chocolate cookies are a chocoholics dream. While I continue to insist I am not a huge chocolate fan, anything chocolatey looking like this is simply irresistible.

My trusted friends over at Cooks Illustrated have a proven chewy and thick chocolate fudge cookie recipe.  The recipe is pretty basic and comparable to a brownie recipe.  Melted chocolate, butter, eggs, sugar, and cocoa powder.  They add a little baking powder to give the cookies some lift and brown sugar to keep the cookies soft.

I precisely followed the recipe.  While it’s not complicated by any means, it does require 4 separate bowls for different ingredients as you are preparing the dough.  Completely worth the extra dishes if you ask me.

I added an extra tablespoon of flour to the recipe because the dough was too sticky to handle.  I also added a handful of semi-sweet chocolate chips and crushed York Peppermint Patties.   A last minute, but totally necessary addition.

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Rather than mixing the peppermint patties directly into the dough, I pressed pieces on top of the cookies after I rolled them on a cookie sheet.

If the peppermint patties were rolled onto the bottom of the cookie, the peppermint patty goo would inevitably melt first and spread – preventing the cookie dough from baking evenly. You want the goo to melt on top, not underneath the cookie. ;)

Super fudgy brownie cookies filled with York Peppermint Patties | sallysbakingaddiction.com

These cookies are like biting into a gooey brownie, soft cookie, and melted peppermint patty all at once.  They’re sinfully rich, incredibly dense, and monster-thick.  Exactly how I like my cookies. ;)

Break out your Thanksgiving fat pants a little early this year!

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York Peppermint Patty Fudge Cookies

Super fudgy brownie cookies filled with York Peppermint Patties.

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup + 1 Tablespoon (133g) all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (21g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped (I used 2 Ghirardelli chocolate bars)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 Tablespoons (75g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup (150g) light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (180g) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 14 snack size York Peppermint Patties, chopped

Directions:

Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave for about 1 minute. Stir. Continue to melt in 30 second increments until fully melted and smooth. Set aside. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs and vanilla. Set aside.

With an electric or stand mixer with paddle attachment on medium speed, beat the butter until smooth and creamy - about 1 minute. Beat in the sugars, scraping down the sides every 10 seconds or so. The mixture will be granular. Mix in the beaten egg/vanilla until incorporated. Add the chocolate in a steady stream and beat until combined. Add the dry ingredients on slow speed. Fold in the chocolate chips. Do not overmix at any point in this process. Chill dough for at least 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Scoop about 2 Tablespoons of dough and roll into a ball. Press a few pieces of peppermint patties on the tops of each cookie ball. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the cookies have just begun to set with the centers still appearing very soft. They will firm up as they cool.

Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for at least 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Cookies stay fresh covered at room temperature for 5 days.

Adapted from Cooks Illustrated

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111 Responses to “York Peppermint Patty Fudge Cookies.”

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    Lindaposted September 23, 2012 at 10:10 am

    All I could think about when looking at the cookies is I need to bake these today!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 10:20 am

      Enjoy! I have 2 left from the batch, so excited to have one after dinner :)

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    luv what you doposted September 23, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Yummy!
    Thanksgiving fat pants…here I come : )

    I love how soft and chewy these cookies look, and I bet they were fantastic warm from the oven. I agree…cookies need no season : )

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 10:21 am

      mmmm yes, SO soft and chewy. :)

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    petit4chocolatierposted September 23, 2012 at 10:31 am

    Everything looks so scrumptious!! I love the york peppermint patty recipe so much!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:30 pm

      thank you!

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    Hayleyposted September 23, 2012 at 10:53 am

    You’re lucky you have two left–I’m dying for one of those two! Looks like another excuse to bake today, methinks :) I love that you straight up added a fat peppermint patty to the cookie. So awesome! I definitely think the best part is all that peppermint goo inside, and when seeped out on top of huge mountains of brownie-pillow goodliness, well, it doesn’t get much better! Bring on the goo… and the sundresses in near-October haha.

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      YES! I’m totally going to wear my new summery dress come october – just pair it with leggings and you’re good to go right?! Thanks Hayley :)

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    Laura Dembowskiposted September 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Those cookies are pure madness. The melty Peppermint Patty looks amazing :) If only they made Peppermint Pattys without the chocolate. I bet those would be insane!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:31 pm

      I wonder what they would replace with chocolate in a peppermint patty!!

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      • Laura Dembowskireplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 8:35 pm

        Not replace it, just leave it off. Pure soft minty goodness. I would buy so many of those!

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    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted September 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Omg they look incredible! Glad the CI cookbook came thru again! Best 19.99 ever, right! I have read so many recipes in that cookbook, with ‘plans’ to make them but then never have. And recently it seems that brownie cookies have been the rage on blogs and have read so many brownie cookie recipes and just sort of was losing track of all these recipes….but you have me sold that when I make brownie cookies one day that I need to use this recipe!

    Great idea to put the mints on TOP rather than in the dough for melting purposes as you said.

    I live in flips or Uggs year round, too! Or running shoes!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:33 pm

      CI cookbook is like gold Averie. These cookies are completely sinful. They are SO chocolatey.. all 8 oz of melted chocolate with do that! Plus cocoa powder PLUS chocolate chips PLUS the peppermint patties. The CI recipe calls for espresso powder but I left it out merely b/c I didn’t have any! LOVE Uggs!!!

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    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishesposted September 23, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Oh man these look so gooey and fudgy and just perfect. I also am not a huge chocolate fan but do enjoy this type of cookie…who wouldn’t?!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:35 pm

      The peppermint patty meltiness on top is TO DIE FOR and wonderful with the chocolate fudge cookie – even if you aren’t a “huge” chocolate fan like I am lol!

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    Jaclynposted September 23, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Those look like pure bliss in cookie form! I’m for sure pinning and trying these! Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 5:35 pm

      Thank you Jaclyn! I think you’d LOVE these, let me know how they turn out my dear :)

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    Bethany / Sweet Georgia Sweetposted September 23, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Oh, good heavens! I.MUST.TRY.THESE! I love peppermint & chocolate ALL year long! ♥

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 10:21 pm

      all year long is right!! Thanks Bethany :)

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    Reeniposted September 23, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Haha my thanksgiving fat pants! These are chocolate minty dreams worth every bite! I love how the p. patties melted and oozed all over the top. So irresistible Sally!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 10:22 pm

      i loved how the got all melty on top too! the best part when they cooled down. AND when they were still warm Reeni!

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    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crustposted September 23, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Oh, Sally. You continue to amaze me. *Drooling*

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    Med School Momposted September 23, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Yum! Peppermint patties are low in fat so these must be really good for you, right?

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    • Sallyreplied on September 23rd, 2012 at 10:22 pm

      haha YES! I like your thinking. :)

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    Heather@French Pressposted September 23, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    who needs December to enjoy mint and chocolate:) definitively drool worthy cookies

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    Ikhlasposted September 23, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    Omg, these look positively SINFUL! Can’t wait to bake these up on my next cheat day…my mouth can hardly wait!

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    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girlposted September 23, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    Um, Sally? These might be THE most awesome cookies I’ve ever seen. Seriously. Mint anything is my absolute fave–and with those melty, gooey, peppermint patties oozing out of that cookie. ohmygahicanteventakeit. Love, girlie! Just love!!

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    Jocelyn @BruCrew Lifeposted September 24, 2012 at 12:43 am

    Holy Cow woman!!!! These are the best looking fudge mint cookie I have seen! I will gladly embrace my fat pants as long as these cookies are there with me!!! I love the melted peppermint on the top idea! You are a genius:-)

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    Laura (Got Chocolate)posted September 24, 2012 at 12:59 am

    Clever! I absolutely LOVE York Peppermint Patties! In fact, I can’t stop eating them until they’re gone. I can only imagine how good they are in your cookies.

    Keep up the awesomely creative cookie flavors, Sally! :D

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Deliciousposted September 24, 2012 at 1:27 am

    Mint and chocolate are definitely meant to be – no need to wait once a year for them, especially when it’s as wonderfully ooey gooey as these cookies. And if I could, I would want to live in my uggs for all 4 seasons!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 25th, 2012 at 5:16 am

      Yesss!!!! I love my uggs Chung ah!

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    Jazzposted September 24, 2012 at 3:58 am

    Going to make these for my mum this weekend :) She loves anything peppermint and chocolate so I can see these being a hit for her :P

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    • Sallyreplied on September 25th, 2012 at 5:18 am

      Your mom and I share a love of mint and chocolate! :) hope you enjoy the cookies!

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    Juliaposted September 24, 2012 at 4:00 am

    These will be fun to make! Beautiful looking cookies!

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    Liz (Little Bitty Bakes)posted September 24, 2012 at 6:33 am

    Hey, Christmas Eve is 3 months from today, so I say mint+chocolate season is just around the corner — you’re just getting us prepped! I loooove peppermint patties and junior mints, any chocolate+mint combo is great (ice cream, thin mints too!).

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    Elaineposted September 24, 2012 at 9:06 am

    Haha I love that you called yourself a seasonally confused person. There isn’t anything wrong with mint and chocolate in the middle of summer and wearing flops around Christmas!!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 24th, 2012 at 5:00 pm

      It’s true— I am never on the right schedule when it comes to holidays and seasons! I eat pumpkin and candy canes (if I can find them!) all year round lol!

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    Nicole @ Lapetitebakerposted September 24, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    There is something about mint and chocolate I cant resist. These cookies look wonderful!

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    Sally @ Spontaneous Hausfrauposted September 24, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    I love the gooey gushiness of the peppermint patties in these. Adding this recipe to my excessively long list of recipes to try!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 24th, 2012 at 4:52 pm

      Sally.. my to-bake list is super long as well. And very overwhelming! I need to stop loving everything I see. :)

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    The Newlywed Chefsposted September 24, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Oh man! Is this real life?! It can’t be! These look so so good. Great any time of year.

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    • Sallyreplied on September 24th, 2012 at 9:48 pm

      Any time of year is right. :) Thanks!

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    Katie @ Oh Shine Onposted September 25, 2012 at 12:30 am

    yes yes yes.

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    baker streetposted September 25, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Your pictures are making me want a whole batch of these delicious cookies just for myself. Yes, I ain’t sharing! Absolutely divine! :)

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    • Sallyreplied on September 25th, 2012 at 6:54 am

      It was hard to share these cookies with my parents who visited me over the weekend LOL!

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    Nicole @ The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodieposted September 25, 2012 at 1:46 am

    I completely love the mint-chocolate combo too – and especially peppermint patties! And any cookie that is brownie like is a favorite in my book. You just can’t go wrong with that!

    Mmm…I can just imagine how delicious these things are!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 25th, 2012 at 7:06 am

      cookie brownies… how can you go wrong?? Thanks Nicole :)

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    Megan @ whatmegansmakingposted September 25, 2012 at 11:25 am

    Oh my goodness, these look Amazing!! I’ll be trying these for Christmas!

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    mzrichee @ design. bake. run.posted September 27, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    Wow, these york peppermint cookies look amazing. I can already picture the cookies gone before they’re completely cooled on the rack. Thanks for sharing, I can’t wait to try the recipe.

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    • Sallyreplied on September 28th, 2012 at 5:21 am

      they taste the best when they are warm and melty out of the oven. :)

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    Dominiqueposted September 28, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    Hi There!

    I saw this peppermint cookie and I just have to make it at home!

    Unfortunately we do not have peppermint patties in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
    What could I use instead?

    Can’t wait!

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    • Sallyreplied on September 28th, 2012 at 4:50 pm

      it would be hard to recreate the cookie without the peppermint patties. I would try just making the regular chocolate cookie with other add ins or candy bars! Thanks Dominique!

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    polinaposted October 15, 2012 at 5:58 am

    Sally
    OMG these peppermint pattie brownie cookies are RIDICULOUS!!! Mine came out looking just as beautiful as they are in your pictures…im so proud of myself :D Couldnt eat more than 2 in one sitting though, because they are so rich and. I seperated the dough and baked half. Will bake the other half tomorrow for fresh out of the oven chocolately bliss!!! Just a Top Notch recipe! Thanks for posting!

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    • Sallyreplied on October 15th, 2012 at 3:35 pm

      I am SO glad that they turned out wonderfully Polina! And that they were pretty too. They are very rich, yes! You’re going to love them even more tomorrow hehe!

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    Kay Kniepposted November 7, 2012 at 8:36 am

    I have to chuckle at “snack-sized” York Peppermint Patties – are the bigger ones “meal sized”? These sound wonderful.

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    • Sallyreplied on November 7th, 2012 at 9:14 am

      haha! snack-size/fun-sized. Not the giant ones that are sold individually. Thank you Kay!

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    Emily @ Life on Foodposted November 10, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    These look awesome! I am definitely adding them to the Christmas cookie list.

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    • Sallyreplied on November 11th, 2012 at 6:55 am

      Hi Emily! Thank you so much, and thanks for saying hi! I’m making them again for Christmas as well. :)

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    Heidi @ Bits of Sunshineposted December 10, 2012 at 5:20 am

    wow – these look good! So right about them being drool-worthy! ANd i so agree – mint and chocolate are not seasonal!!!! I adore choc mint! Yum! These are gorgeous! Great photos!

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    • Sallyreplied on December 10th, 2012 at 5:37 am

      THank you Heidi – I’m glad you like mint & chocolate as much as I do! And thank you for the photography compliment, that means a lot. :)

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    Ikhlasposted December 13, 2012 at 11:24 am

    Hi Sally! I made these a few weeks ago, but my cookies were rather round and not at all like cookies, more like balls of dough (here’s a picture: http://ikhlashussain.com/2012/10/recipe-brownie-cookies/). Do you think I mixed it too much? I just wanted to know if you ever had a similar experience while making these cookies…

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    • Sallyreplied on December 13th, 2012 at 4:11 pm

      Hi there – I’m so sorry about that! It could be a variety of things, from overmixing, to the weather, to a little too much flour. I’ve never experienced that with these cookies – in fact, I wish they puffed up more for me! Try mixing the dough less next time and not chilling the dough for as long. That will help the cookies spread more.

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      • Ikhlasreplied on December 13th, 2012 at 8:18 pm

        Thanks for replying, Sally! And haha don’t be sorry…they still tasted AMAZING, but I just wish they looked more like cookies and less like brownies :P

        I’m going to be making them again this weekend, and I’ll try not to overmix and chill for as long this time!

        Thanks for your help :)

        • Sallyreplied on December 14th, 2012 at 6:09 am

          Let me know how they turn out!

          • Ikhlasreplied on December 19th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

            Unfortunately, they were still kind of round and didn’t spread out that much! :( But I think I just mixed them too much AGAIN (clearly I don’t know how to not overmix), but they still tasted awesome! So I’m going to keep trying, which I obviously don’t mind hehe :P

            • Sallyreplied on December 19th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

              Darn! Ok well let me know how the next batch comes out. Perhaps try chilling the dough for less time next time.

              • Ikhlasreplied on December 19th, 2012 at 1:03 pm

                Thanks, Sally! I didn’t mind cause they were still oh SO good! Plus I added the peppermint patties this time around (I squashed mine in the center) so that it was a lovely surprise to bite into them :)

                • Sallyreplied on December 19th, 2012 at 1:12 pm

                  i love the idea of stuffing them inside! wow, i’ll have to try that. :D

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    Andreaposted December 16, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    how long do you think i can chill this dough before baking?

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    • Sallyreplied on December 16th, 2012 at 9:47 pm

      chill covered for up to four days before baking them. Let sit out at room temperature for about 10 minutes so the dough is easy to handle. Thanks!

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      • Andreareplied on December 18th, 2012 at 11:39 pm

        another solid recipe. they came out perfect! so far i’ve made your oreo truffles, white chocolate pretzel cookies, ginger molasses cookies, white chocolate macadamia cookies, and these. they are all being gifted out this week for christmas! thank you for creating such delicious (and user friendly) confections!

        • Sallyreplied on December 19th, 2012 at 6:45 am

          Andrea – all of the goodies you’ve made so far are a few of my very favorites. These cookies included. I love peppermint patties. The oreo truffles – such an easy recipe. The white chocolate pretzel cookies – i love love love the salty/sweet and all the sprinkles, the ginger molasses cookies – SO soft and the puffiest gingersnaps i’ve ever had, and the white chocolate macadamia nut cookies – i love all the big chunks. ok… you’ve reminded me what recipes I need to make agin. Ha! Thanks Andrea!

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    tijuana (po' man meals)posted December 24, 2012 at 11:38 am

    i JUST ate about 5 peppermint patties yesterday while i was making cookies with the kiddos. i would rather have eaten those! they look so yummy! maybe you can mail me some… do they ship well? :)

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    • Sallyreplied on December 25th, 2012 at 2:34 pm

      Haha! they could ship well once they cooled and the peppermint patty goo hardened! I love york peppermint patties!! I wish I got some in my stocking today! yum.

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    jennieposted January 6, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    first of all the dough alone is worth posting. it’s a wonder i have any cookies at all. they are amazing. i did half a batch with yorks and half a batch with andes, because i had a few of each. loved both. thank you!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 7th, 2013 at 6:01 am

      Thanks for letting me know how much you loved these Jennie! I need to try them with andes mints next time. in fact, I might just try that this weekend. I haven’t made these chocolate cookies in awhile.

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    Gillianposted May 22, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    Hi Sally,
    I have been trying to find the snack size pattys, but could only find the regular size ones at Safeway and Target. Should I just use half of one for each cookie? Or more/less? Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on May 22nd, 2013 at 9:12 pm

      Yes, the regular sized ones will work just fine. half of one for each would be perfect. Enjoy!

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    Kathy Mooreposted June 7, 2013 at 11:52 pm

    Hi, loved these cookies…just wondering if I can roll into balls and freeze, then bake at a later time?? Thanks, Kathy

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    • Sallyreplied on June 8th, 2013 at 10:56 am

      Hi Kathy! You sure can. The dough balls may be frozen up to 3 months.

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    Kathy Mooreposted June 25, 2013 at 12:14 am

    Hello again! Another question….can I make the cookies then freeze, and if so, what is the best way to do so to prevent freezer burn. Also, best way to defrost, so they won’t be wet or soggy?? Thank you

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    • Sallyreplied on June 25th, 2013 at 10:51 am

      Yes you may make these cookie bars and freeze them in a zipped top bag for up to 3 months wihtout freezer burn. They will not be soggy. Allow to defrost on the counter for a couple hours.

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    Kathy Mooreposted June 25, 2013 at 12:20 am

    P.S. These cookies were soo good fresh, I just don’t want to spoil them for a family gathering coming up soon. : ) thank you!

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    Patti Lapinskyposted August 11, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    Just took the Peppermint Patty Fudge cookies out of the oven. I love to bake and only use your recipes when making cookies. My pantry looks like a candy store- I have to be prepared when the whim strikes for some Sally’s cookies!

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    • Sallyreplied on August 11th, 2013 at 8:28 pm

      Patti, your pantry probably looks just like mine! So many candy bars, chocolate chips, etc! So glad you love these cookies – and my other cookie recipes too. Thanks so much for letting me know, Patti :)

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    Ninaposted October 10, 2013 at 10:29 am

    Hi! I’m making these right now and I just finished overnight chilling. Am I supposed to mix the york peppermints inside the dough or crush them in when I roll into balls? I’m a little confused about pressing them onto the balls. I’m just kinda afraid they’ll spread too much or not spread enough because of how I put in the york patties. Thanks!

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    • Sallyreplied on October 10th, 2013 at 10:34 am

      Good morning Nina! No, do not mixed the peppermint patty pieces inside the cookie dough. I tried to explain it in the post – just press a few pieces on top of the cookie dough balls before going into the oven. Some peppermint patty pieces will ooze off onto the sides of the pan. That’s normal. The cookies will spread slightly, as shown in the photos.

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      • Ninareplied on October 10th, 2013 at 12:31 pm

        I just finished baking these. Almost all the cookies have disappeared. They taste incredible! Every time I bake something from your blog, I am never disappointed.

        • Sallyreplied on October 10th, 2013 at 4:44 pm

          That made my day, thank you Nina!

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    Theresaposted November 23, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Hi! I have Celiac disease. Do you know how I could make these gluten free? Just switching out the flour doesn’t always seem to work and I am new at this gf thing!

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    Jenposted November 30, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Making this dough almost didn’t seem worth it… until I tried one of the cookies. Wow. Absolute heaven!! This is one of my favorites. I’m slowly making my way through your recipes, after I fell in love with the red velvet cheesecake brownies! I’m not really a cook, but I’ve definitely turned into a baker. The folks at work have now come to expect delicious cookies once a week. :)

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    • Sallyreplied on December 1st, 2013 at 9:52 am

      Happy you enjoyed them! These truly are one of my favorites. Let me know which cookies you try next!

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    Brendaposted December 11, 2013 at 6:39 am

    First time on your website…found it while searching for a new cookie to take to our annual cookie exchange. This was the one! I baked 4 batches and I’m certain they will be a hit! They look wonderful and they are delicious…the perfect combo! And my husband couldn’t stop “sampling” them. :) Thank you…I definitely will be trying more of your recipes.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 11th, 2013 at 7:58 am

      Hi Brenda! Welcome. I’m so happy you found my blog. I adore these cookies and my fiancé often requests I make them again. There are many “taste tests” for me too. Love peppermint patties! Hope they’re a hit at the exchange.

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    Clarissaposted December 15, 2013 at 11:21 am

    How many cookies does the recipe make? I’m thinking about making them for a holiday party.

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    • Sallyreplied on December 15th, 2013 at 12:56 pm

      Hi Clarissa – the yield is in the recipe.

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    MJposted January 8, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Hi Sally!

    These cookies look AMAZING! I was wondering how they would do if I mailed them? Is there any trick to keeping them fresh in the mail? (Sometimes I put a piece of bread in with chocolate chip cookies to keep them soft as the bread absorbs the moisture.. just wondering if there is any trick to these?)

    Thanks! Can’t wait to try them out!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 10th, 2014 at 7:02 am

      Hey MJ, these should be OK to mail. Especially since it’s so cold out. Assuming it’s not warm where you live or where the cookies are headed to? I would let these cookies cool completely. The tops may be slightly gooey for a bit from the york peppermint patties, but should “set” overtime. Then I would sandwich the cookies back to back and wrap each 2 cookie “sandwich” up tightly with saran/plastic wrap. Then put all of them into a container, then into a box and mail.

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      • MJreplied on January 12th, 2014 at 6:58 pm

        Great, thank you so much! I’ll be sending them out tomorrow (if I don’t eat them all first!)

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    Maureenposted March 3, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    These cookies are seriously TO.DIE.FOR. Made them last weekend, and trying to keep it to one a day (I froze most of mine) and it’s very hard! I used After Eights, because that’s what I had in the house, leftover from Christmas. Can’t get enough of them. Another fantastic recipe Sally!

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    • Sallyreplied on March 4th, 2014 at 9:25 am

      So glad that you loved these, Maureen! Thanks so much for reporting back.

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    Haley @SpeakLyfeposted April 24, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    When I came across this post, your cookies and photography were enough to make me want to jump through the screen and find my happy place. I figured me baking them myself would be more appropriate though :-)
    OH my goodness they have been my favorite cookie since! Your blog has been such an inspiration for me to set up my own and your recipes never disappoint.
    I felt it necessary to spread the word about this cookie and included it in my post with a link back to your page.

    Thank you so much and look forward to more addicting recipes from you.
    Haley
    xo

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    lauraposted June 9, 2014 at 8:24 pm

    Hi Sally, I made these cookies and they are probably they best cookies I have tried! I was thinking of how to make this cookie base in a white chocolate version, but am having trouble thinking of what to substitute for the cocoa powder. Any suggestions? Thank you!

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