Chocolate Peppermint Gingersnaps

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 24 Cookies
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Chocolate Peppermint Gingersnaps are soft and chewy chocolate gingersnaps with a hint of vanilla and peppermint mixture baked to perfection, then dipped in a creamy white chocolate and coated with coarse peppermint candies. Perfect for the holiday season!

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chocoalte peppermint, chocolate peppermint gingersnaps, gingersnaps, peppermint gingersnaps


  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coarsely crushed peppermint candies
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips optional dipping
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed peppermint candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the microwave melt 1 cup of the semisweet chocolate chips. Stir every 30 seconds until smooth. Cool. In another bowl, beat egg, 2/3 cup sugar, oil, corn syrup, and extracts. Beat in the melted chocolate. In another bowl whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly beat it into wet mixture until combines. Fold in the crushed peppermint candies.
  2. Place the remaining sugar into a bowl and shape the dough into one inch balls and roll into the sugar. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake until set for 12-15 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Once they are cooled, melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave. Dip half of the cookie into the melted chocolate and sprinkle crushed candy canes on top.

Recipe Notes

Updated on December 4, 2019

Original Post on December 20, 2018

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peppermint Gingersnaps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 317 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 114mg5%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 22IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.