This Peppermint Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies recipe is so easy, simple, and delicious. No one will know these Chocolate Peppermint Cookies come together with a shortcut- boxed cake mix! They are rich, fudgy, and festive for the Christmas holidays with peppermint or candy cane chunks!
Garnish: extra chocolate chips and crushed peppermint candy
In a medium bowl, stir together the chocolate cake mix, eggs, vegetable oil, chocolate chips, and peppermint candies.
Put the dough in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray two baking sheets with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
Using a cookie or ice cream scoop spoon the dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. For extra pretty cookies put a few extra chocolate chips and peppermint pieces into the top of the balls.
Bake for 7-9 minutes.
Allow cookies to cool for 1 minute and then transfer to cooling racks.
Store cookies in an airtight container on the counter for up to 5 days.