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Peppermint Mocha Chip Cookies
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
3 cups Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet
Chocolate Morsels, divided
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 tsps. Nescafé Taster’s Choice House
Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 large eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
12 soft peppermint candies, crushed
Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease or line baking sheet with parchment paper. Melt butter and 1 cup chocolate morsels in saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Transfer chocolate mixture into a large mixer bowl; add sugar and beat until combined. Add coffee granules, vanilla extract and peppermint extract; beat just until combined. Beat in eggs. Add flour and baking powder, mixing until all is incorporated. Fold in remaining 2 cups chocolate morsels. Scoop dough onto baking sheet (2 inches apart) using a medium size cookie scoop. Sprinkle each cookie with a little of the crushed peppermint candies. Bake 10-12 min. or until set. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet and then remove to a wire rack.
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