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Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

  • Author: Chocolate Covered Cheetah


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups white flour
  • 3/4 cup dark chocolate cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsps coconut oil
  • 6 candy canes


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  2. Add butter to the bowl of an electric mixer, mix
  3. Add white and brown sugar, cream together for 2-3 minutes until smooth and fluffy
  4. Add eggs 1 at a time
  5. Add vanilla extract
  6. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking soda
  7. Slowly add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients, mix until fully combined
  8. Fold in chocolate chips
  9. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  10. Scoop cookies into golf ball sized balls and place them on the baking sheet
  11. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes
  12. Allow to cool
  13. Melt white chocolate and coconut oil in a heavy bottomed sauce pan over low heat until fully melted, stirring as needed
  14. Crush the candy canes into small pieces (put them in a plastic bag, cover bag with a dish towel, use a rolling pin to crush the candy canes)
  15. Dip a cookie into the white chocolate so it is 1/2 coated, place back on the baking sheet with parchment paper, sprinkle with crushed candy cane
  16. Repeat with each cookie, allow to harden