What could be more perfect for Santa’s snack than a plate of cookies studded with chocolate and peppermint candies?
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1 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 1/2 to 3 cup self-rising flour
2 cup chocolate chips (mixture of semi-sweet and milk chocolate), plus more for decorating if desired
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup crushed peppermint candies or candy canes, processed into coarse crumbs
Preheat oven to 350F.
Combine butter, sugars, eggs, extract and salt and beat until just combined. Add flour in 1 cup increments until well combined. If dough is sticky to the touch, add more flour in 1/4 cup increments until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.