Chocolate Peppermint Balls8 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 8 min
- Ready In: 38 min
“A great chocolate Christmas cookie! For added festivity you can roll them in sprinkles before baking. ” - by RENOTE
Original recipe yields 2 dozen
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
- In a medium bowl, beat together the shortening, egg and peppermint extract until smooth and creamy. Stir in the cake mix. Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and place them 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake for 8 -10 minutes in the preheated oven. Watch very closely. when they start to crack they are done.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 135 cal
- 7.5 g
- 15.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"Ok, so a few changes were necessary, but nothing too drastic. The basics were there. #1. Ignore the directions on the box & follow the recipe #2. Try 3/4 tsp of mint extract #3. Use 1/2 cup of mi..." See morelk after you whip the shortening and egg together #4. Stir until you get a sticky batter #5. If using a Silpat, it will take 12-15 minutes depending on how many you are baking at one time. #6. Try putting a peppermint hershey's kiss in the middle of the cookie after it's cooled for appx. 1 min. Not too much longer though or you won't be able to press the kiss in. #7. One batch makes around 34-37(ish) cookies. Very easy and very quick to make. They were a HUGE hit a the cookie party!"
"Very easy, and very good. Makes more than 24 cookies, though! I put a little mint M&M in the middle right after I took them out of the oven, and it made them look even more festive. Easiest and bes..." See moret Crismas cookie that I have ever made!"
"The name is, unfortunately, really misleading. I was looking for "balls" to make for my daughter's first birthday - I was going to build a pyramid. But these are, in fact, flat cookies. Delicious flat..." See more cookies, but still not balls. Oh, and I had to add milk because there was not enough moisture to form balls."
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