Eggless Chocolate Cookies with Crushed Candy Canes

December 18, 2020

 Eggless Chocolate Cookies with Crushed Candy Canes are a "perfect holiday" cookies.
Chocolate peppermint cookies


Festive Season

Yay!!! It is Friday and count down to holiday and 2021 will start soon. Even though I do not celebrate Christmas, but I have friends near and far, who celebrate, hence, I am in the mood to bake some Eggless Chocolate Cookies with some Crushed Candy Canes.

 Eggless Chocolate Cookies
Festive Flavour Cookies

Peppermint, candy canes around December is synonymous to Christmas. Combine those two flavours plus chocolate (who does not love chocolate, eh!!!), you have these chewy festive cookies, ready to share with friends and neighbours.

Plus point these candy canes chocolate cookies are vegetarian friendly.

How to Make Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Video and printable list of ingredients and instruction can be found at the end of this post. A sneak peek of how to bake these chewy eggless chocolate cookies are as photos below:
1. Dry ingredients : Plain flour, corn flour, almond meal, cocoa powder, baking soda Plain flour
Corn flour
Cocoa powder
Almond meal

2. Sieve dry ingredients twice

Sieve
3. Cream butter and sugars
Cream butter and sugars

4. Add peppermint essence

Add peppermint essence
5. Add dry ingredients
Mix dry ingredients to creamed butter and sugars

6. Add crushed candy canes

Add crushed candy canes

7. Sprinkle some crushed candy canes once out of the oven, while the cookies are still piping hot (be careful not to burn your fingers!!)
Sprinkle some crushed candy canes

8. Cool on cooling rack before storing
Cool on cooling rack before storing

Can you crushed candy canes using food processor?

To be honest, I prefer to crush candy canes using food processor. Its clean, less mess and zero runaway plastic bit and pieces in your dough.

Why?

If you are crushing candy canes using ziplock bag, please make sure you use a good grade ziplock bag. Inferior ziplock bag tend to fray and you will end up with bit and pieces of torn plastic in your cookies! cookies with candy canes

What else can you make with candy canes?

I do not have many recipe using candy canes yet. My only other recipe is White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Video on "How To Bake Eggless Peppermint Chocolate Cookies"




Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

Peppermint Chocolate Cookies
Yield: 30 pieces
Author: Lisa Ho
Prep time: 15 MinCook time: 20 MinTotal time: 35 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups | 200g plain flour
  • 2/3 cup | 60g almond meal
  • 1/2 cup | 50 g corn flour
  • 1/2 cup | 50g cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup | 190g butter
  • 2/3 cup | 150g dark brown sugar (compacted)
  • 1/2 cup | 100g caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup | 120g crushed candy canes
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 160C fan forced
  2. Crush candy canes either in food processor or crushed using rolling pin.
  3. Sift plain flour, cornflour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a mixing bowl.
  4. Cream butter and sugars till light and fluffy
  5. Add dry ingredients to butter sugar mix, in two batches.
  6. Add crushed candy canes.
  7. Ball about 1 tablespoon of the cookies dough, then flatten slightly.
  8. Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle crushed candy canes on to the piping hot cookies.
  10. Using a little pressure and push down the crushed candy canes.
  11. Remove and cool on cooling rack.
  12. Keep in an air tight container.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

142.92

Fat (grams)

6.44

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.35

Carbs (grams)

20.07

Fiber (grams)

0.89

Net carbs

19.18

Sugar (grams)

10.86

Protein (grams)

1.62

Sodium (milligrams)

68.33

Cholesterol (grams)

13.62
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Eggless Chocolate Cookies with Crushed Candy Canes are a "perfect holiday" cookies. With added peppermint essence and crushed candy canes to the dough and sprinkle some on top, these eggless chocolate cookies are chewy and tasty, perfect for this coming festive season.

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