Chocolate-Dipped Holiday Cookies

3.5 (13 reviews)

Chocolate-Dipped Holiday Cookies



  • 1 cup vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 drops peppermint extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips, melted


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the vegan butter and both types of sugar. Add the applesauce and mix well then beat in the vanilla and peppermint extracts.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, and baking soda. Add one cup at a time to the sugar mixture then stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed candy canes.
  • Scoop about 2 tablespoonfuls of the dough at a time onto a parchment paper–lined baking sheet and flatten with the palm of your hand.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, or until the edges begin to brown. Place on wire racks and allow to cool.
  • Dip in the melted chocolate and top with the remaining crushed candy canes.

Makes about 25 cookies

Rated 3.5/5 based on 13 reviews

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