Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Peppermint Mocha Chocolate 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 teaspoons 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 medium 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 prepared baking sheet, spacing 2 inches apart, using a medium size cookie scoop. Sprinkle each cookie with a little of the crushed peppermint candies.

BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set. Allow to cool for about 2 minutes on baking sheet and then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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