The only thing I love more than a delicious cookie is a healthier version of a delicious cookie.
Oh, and candy canes!
I love all things candy cane and peppermint, especially when they are paired with chocolate.
And since I don’t love to do dishes, one bowl recipes are very appealing to me.
These cookies encompass all of those features.
They are also very versatile.
During Christmas, I make this peppermint version, but during the rest of the year, I experiment with other flavors. I have used chocolate chips for a double chocolate version, creme de mint chips, white chocolate chips, and (my second favorite) peanut butter chips.
I’ve adapted these cookies to be healthier than most by cutting the sugar by half of what the average cookie recipes call for and by using whole wheat flour rather than all-purpose. Continue reading →