The holidays are the perfect time for one of the most delicious flavor combinations peppermint and chocolate. Luckily they are also delicious when added to a great cup of coffee, coincidence? I think not. This Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe is perfect for hoarding sharing with friends and family, or packaged up in a clear cellophane treat bag tucked inside a pretty mug and given as a gift. Another great peppermint recipe to add to your list of peppermint recipes, is how to make peppermint bark with oreos! A great treat that everyone will love!

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This Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe is perfect for hoarding sharing with friends and family, or packaged up in a clear cellophane treat bag tucked inside a pretty mug and given as a gift.

Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

Ingredients for Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup cocoa powder
1  tsp. baking powder
½  cup milk chocolate chips
1 tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. butter, softened
2 eggs large
1 ½ tsp. peppermint extract

Crushed peppermint for dipping or sprinkling
additional  ¼ cup chocolate chips for drizzling

easy recipe for Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti

Directions for Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe
Preheat your oven to 375°
Line baking sheet with parchment paper or spray lightly.
Cream  butter and sugar until well mixed.
Add eggs, one at a time,  and then peppermint to combine.
In a separate bowl mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
Add flour mixture a ¼ cup at a time to wet ingredients until just combined.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Flour hands well, place dough on prepared sheet, forming a log shape about 10” long by 4” wide.
Bake for 27-30 minutes, remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
Cut ¾” slices and lay each cut side down, place back in the oven and back for an additional 10-15 minutes until crisp.
Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack, allowing to cool completely.
Melt additional chocolate chips in the microwave in 30-second increments, stirring each time until melted.
Drizzle melted chocolate over biscotti and sprinkle with crushed peppermint.
Allow chocolate to harden then store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Chocolate Biscotti Recipe

 

Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti Recipe
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1 ½ tsp. peppermint extract
  • Crushed peppermint for dipping or sprinkling
  • additional ¼ cup chocolate chips for drizzling
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 375°
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or spray lightly.
  3. Cream butter and sugar until well mixed.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, and then peppermint to combine.
  5. In seperate bowl mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Add flour mixture a ¼ cup at a time to wet ingredients until just combined.
  7. Fold in chocolate chips.
  8. Flour hands well, place dough on prepared sheet, forming a log shape about 10” long by 4” wide.
  9. Bake for 27-30 minutes, remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  10. Cut ¾” slices and lay each cut side down, place back in the oven and back for an additonal 10-15 minutes until crisp.
  11. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack, allowing to cool completely.
  12. Melt additional chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring each time until melted.
  13. Drizzle melted chocolate over biscotti and sprinkle with crushed peppermint.
  14. Allow chocolate to harden then store in an airtight container for up to a week.

 

As you can probably tell by now, I love peppermint!

Why not check out some of my other awesome peppermint recipes:

  1. Peppermint Bark Recipe

  2. No Churn Peppermint Ice Cream

  3. White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

  4. How to make Peppermint Bark- With Oreos

  5. Copycat Starbucks Peppermint Mocha ­Recipe

  6. Peppermint Cookie Recipes With Hershey Kisses

  7. Peppermint Cheesecake Parfait No Bake Recipe

  8. Peppermint Milkshake {Recipe}

  9. Easy Chocolate and Peppermint Marshmallows

  10. Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake