white chocolate peppermint cookies

Healthy White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Celebrate the joy of the holiday season with some healthy white chocolate peppermint cookies! With just a few simple ingredients, you can have these delicious cookies whipped up in no time. They look like they belong on the North Pole, but you can make them right in your kitchen!

Prep: 15Cook: 20Total: 35 minutes
Yield 24 cookies 1x


  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup), softened
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1.5 cups gluten-free baking flour (I used Bob’s blue 1 to 1 gluten free baking flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt if butter isn’t salted
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1 cup mini white chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter and coconut sugar using hand mixer, stand mixer or a strong whisk.
  3. Add in eggs, vanilla, and peppermint and beat until blended together well.
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet, and stir until completely combined. Mixture should be thick.
  6. Add in crushed candy canes and the white chocolate chips. Using a cookie scoop, scoop into tablespoon size balls and place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Let cool.
  8. Top with melted white chocolate and more crushed candy canes if desired.
Author: ErinCategory: cookies, gluten-free, holiday, christmasMethod: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free