These two-bite cookies pack just the right amount of chocolaty richness and minty freshness to cure whatever ails you. With their natural cocoa powder, buttery bittersweet chocolate, and a dash of crunchy peppermint candy, they are the perfect triple-threat treat to satisfy a chocolate-loving crowd.
When it comes to delivering deep, dark chocolate flavor, plain old cocoa powder is hard to beat. For baking, I like to use natural cocoa because it delivers a stronger flavor. For garnishing desserts, like truffles, I prefer Dutch-processed cocoa, as it has a mellower, less acidic flavor.
—Abigail Johnson Dodge
Recipe by Abigial Johnson Dodge from The Everyday Baker, published by The Taunton Press, 2015.
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