Peppermint Cookie Pizza

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Looking for a quick and easy holiday dessert that feeds a crowd? This Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza is here for you!!

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Peppermint Cookie Pizza: enjoy this holiday cookie cake this year! It feeds your family or a crowd!

I pretty much love Cookie Pizza’s. Today’s peppermint version is one of my favorite’s, too!

My son celebrated his 18th birthday last month (I know, it doesn’t seem possible that I am a parent to an 18yr old…you’re all shocked right?).

Anyways, for his “cake” he requested cookie cake (or cookie pizza, whatever you call it).  I have made these many times in the past. You may remember this Thanksgiving Cookie Cake or my Christmas Cookie Cake from a couple years ago?

Well, I’m back today with a no-fuss cake today. No fuss as in, “you don’t have to make a tree or turkey to get this cake cute.” I added some of my favorite Andes Peppermint Crunch
baking chips. I topped the cake with a sweet peppermint buttercream frosting and sprinkled it with crushed candy canes and mini chocolate chips. Easy Peasy.

Peppermint Cookie Pizza: enjoy this holiday cookie cake this year! It feeds your family or a crowd!

If you can’t find the Andes Peppermint Crunch (and I know I’ve heard it’s not everywhere) you make a Chocolate Mint Cookie Pizza instead (see the photo below for the “green version”). I used Andes Mint Baking chips and topped it with a mint frosting, green sprinkles, and Andes Mint Candy. YUM!!

Or…if you can’t decide. Make them both! I use this Baking Stone to bake my cookies on. Just be sure to keep the cookie dough at least 1.5-2 inches in from the sides. I also chill my dough, which helps too! ENJOY!

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Yield: 12 inch cookie pizza

Peppermint Cookie Pizza

Peppermint Cookie Pizza
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

For the Peppermint Cookie:

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate morsels

For the frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • crushed candy cane and mini chocolate chips, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with milk, vanilla and brown sugar until creamy. Add egg. Slow mix in flour, salt, and baking soda. Fold in Andes mints and chocolate chips.
  3. Refrigerate cookie dough 30 minutes.
  4. Press chilled cookie dough onto baking sheet (15 inch round) leaving at least 1 1/2 to 2 inches from edge of pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to set on pan and cool before adding frosting.
  5. For the frosting, beat butter with powdered sugar, milk and peppermint extract until fluffy (about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Pipe onto cooled cookie using desired technique. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes and mini chocolate chips. ENJOY.

Notes

  • To make chocolate mint cookie cake, replace Andes Peppermint Crunch baking chips with Andes Creme de Menth baking chips in cookie. For the frosting, replace the peppermint extract with mint extract. Top with Andes candy instead of candy canes. ENJOY.

Peppermint or Chocolate Mint? You choose which Holiday Cookie Cake your family will enjoy this year!

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13 comments on “Peppermint Cookie Pizza”

  1. Mir

    Cookie cakes are my favorite! They’re so much less work than cake, and I think they taste a lot better. What’s more fun than a giant cookie? And this one looks divine.

  2. Yum! I’ll eat the whole thing, then I still get to say that I just had one cookie. That works, right? Hope you have a great, Holiday!

  3. One giant cookie means I get to eat it all myself, right? By the way, you look great for having an 18 year old son! 😀

  4. cookie is way better than cake-I like your son’s taste! And this cookie cake is so delicious and mintyyyy!

  5. Giant cookies are the best – so easy, nothing to roll out individually, no dough to chill, love it – and with the peppermint twist, so fun!

  6. Oh I would LOVE this cookie pizza for my birthday. Just gorgeous!

  7. This is my kind of pizza- perfect for the holidays!!

  8. Who wouldn’t love this? So fun!!!

  9. Cookie pizzas are the best, but seriously, throwing peppermint into the mix? Could you ever go wrong!? Swooning over how uber-soft and chewy this looks! My kinda holiday dessert. 🙂

  10. Happy belated birthday to your son!! I had no idea he was that old. You totally don’t look like you could have a kid that old! Cookie cakes were always my favorite because I could keep sneaking little slivers and nobody would noticed as much as when I snuck halves of cookies from the cookie jar. 😉 Pinned!

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