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Peppermint Mocha Cookies

Peppermint Mocha Cookies
21 min
12 min
36 servings

Key Ingredients

A yellow container with a red lid featuring the NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® logo above a red label that reads "cocoa."
Morsels and Baking Ingredients


8 oz.
A bag of premier white morsels with a blue label and a chocolate cookie with white morsels.
Morsels and Baking Ingredients

NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels

12 oz.


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Nestlé® Toll House® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Nescafé® Taster’s Choice® House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Nestlé® Toll House® Premier White Morsels
  • ½ cup crushed hard peppermint candies or candy canes

Make It

Step 1

Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.

Step 2

Beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and coffee granules in large mixer bowl with paddle attachment for about 5 minutes or until fluffy and coffee granules are almost dissolved. Beat in eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in peppermint and vanilla extracts.

Step 3

Gradually beat in flour mixture until just combined. Gently stir in morsels.

Step 4

Drop dough onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets using a 1.5-ounce or 3-tablespoon scoop, placing 2 inches apart. Press down slightly. Sprinkle each cookie with about ½ teaspoon crushed candy.

Step 5

Bake at 325° F for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are set.


Serving Information

This recipe makes about 36 servings, 1 cookie per serving.

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