• 2/3 c. butter or margarine
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1/3 c. cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbls. milk
  • 12 to 14 small (1 1/2-inch) peppermint patties


Beat butter & sugar; add vanilla & egg, blending well. In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients. Add to buuter mixture alternately with milk, blending well. Refrigerate dough about an hour or until firm enough to handle. (Dough will be a liitle soft.) Lightly grease cookie sheet. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Shape small portion of the dough around unwrapped peppermint patties, completely covering candy. Place on prepared cookie sheet; flatten slightly & crimp with tines of a fork around the edges, if desired. Bake at 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute, remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Unknown
Submitted By: Shelly
Peppermint Pattie Cookies