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Peppermint Bonbon Cookies Recipe

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8 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped
C unsalted butter
1 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
C finely crushed hard peppermint candies
6 Tb granulated sugar
3 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp peppermint extract
1 C all-purpose flour
tsp baking powder
tsp salt
C semisweet chocolate morsels
Additional coarsely crushed hard peppermint candies, divided
C powdered sugar (optional)
2 tsp milk (optional)
C semisweet chocolate morsels, melted (optional)

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan.
Cook over low heat until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat, and stir in C crushed peppermint and 6 Tb sugar. Let co0l 30 minutes.
Add eggs to melted chocolate, 1 at a time, stirring well.
Stir in extracts.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to chocolate moisture, stirring until combined.
Stir in chocolate morsels.
Cover and chill dough 2 hours or until firm enough to shape.
Shape dough into 1 balls. Place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at 325 for 12-13 minutes or until cookies are puffed and cracked on top.
Sprinkle coarsely crushed peppermints onto cookies; press candy lightly into cookies.
Let cookies cool 5 minutes on baking sheets. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
Whisk together powdered sugar and milk; drizzle over cooled cookies, if desired.
Drizzle with melted chocolate, if desired.
Sprinkle cookies again with chopped peppermint, if desired.
Let cookies stand until glaze and chocolate are firm.




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