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Peppermint Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are made with crushed candy canes, pudding mix, peppermint extract and chocolate chips - perfect for the holidays!
Servings: 36 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened (1 stick)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 small box instant vanilla pudding mix 3.4 oz
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • red food coloring about 10-15 drops
  • 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candy canes I used about 15 of the small ones
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Cream together sugar and butter. Add egg, sour cream and pudding mix.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, salt & baking soda.
  • Incorporate flour mixture into the pudding mixture and mix until well combined.  Add mint extract and food coloring until desired color is achieved.
  • Add in chocolate chips and crushed candy canes.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 375 for 10 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack and enjoy! Makes 3 dozen cookies.