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These HEALTHY Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are made with a whole-grain base and coconut oil instead of butter!

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

These dark chocolate peppermint cookies are a healthy, whole-grain cookie that are perfect for the holidays! All made without gluten, dairy, eggs or refined sugar!

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, cookies, peppermint
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 190 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the flours, cocoa powder and other dry ingredients (minus the sugar) in medium mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. Beat together the coconut oil and sugar until fluffy. Beat in remaining wet ingredients.
  4. Add half of the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir with a large wooden spoon until combined. Add in the rest of the dry ingredients and continue to mix until you have a thick, cookie-like dough. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Spoon the dough into your hands and shape into balls. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and gently flatten with your hands (this is optional, but make the cookies more uniform in shape). Sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies if desired.
  6. Bake in the center of a warm oven for 12 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned and the top of the cookies is still slightly tender to the touch.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for 5 - 10 minutes and enjoy!
  8. Dunk these babies in a glass of almond milk (or regular milk if you so choose) and relish in the chocolatey goodness that you just created.
Nutrition Facts
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 166mg7%
Potassium 135mg4%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.