Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

  • Recipe By
  • Published Dec 24th
  • Ready In2h 50m
  • Servings32
  • Calories386
A rich chocolate biscotti mixed with the flavor of peppermint. These are sized just like the ones you get in the coffee shop. When wrapped in cellophane bags, they are perfect for bake sales.

Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti for 32 servings:

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup chocolate liqueur (such as Godiva®)
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 2/3 cups mint chocolate chips (such as Hershey's®)
  • 2 (14 ounce) packages white candy melts (confectioners' coating)
  • 6 large peppermint candy canes, crushed

Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti Cooking Instructions

  • Prep1h
  • Cook50m
  • Ready In2h 50m

To cook Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti, you need about 1 hour of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti is about 50 minutes , and you can serve your Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti within 2 hours 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Shorecook’s Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Beat white sugar, butter, and cocoa powder together with an electric mixer in a large bowl until creamy and smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix chocolate liqueur and peppermint extract into the sugar-egg mixture.
  3. 3 Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate bowl. Slowly mix flour mixture into sugar-egg mixture until fully incorporated; fold mint chocolate chips into the dough.
  4. 4 Divide dough into 4 equal parts and shape into logs. Arrange the logs on the prepared baking sheets.
  5. 5 Dip a spatula in water and use it to smooth surface of the logs.
  6. 6 Bake biscotti logs in the preheated oven until firm to the touch, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool biscotti logs completely on wire racks.
  7. 7 Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  8. 8 Cut biscotti logs into 3/4-inch slices and arrange on baking sheets.
  9. 9 Bake in the oven until biscotti are dry, about 10 minutes per side. Cool completely on wire racks.
  10. 10 Place candy melts in a wide microwave-safe bowl; heat in microwave until melted, about 2 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
  11. 11 Dip cooled biscotti in the melted white candy; sprinkle with crushed candy canes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • If candy canes are not available, a bag of hard peppermint candy may be substituted.
  • Crush candy canes by placing in a resealable plastic bag (unzipped) and hitting with a meat tenderizing tool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 386 calories; 17.3 grams of fat; 54.1 grams of carbohydrates; 5.2 grams of protein; 44 milligrams of cholesterol; 190 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 25th 2018

    I made smaller logs and got 7. yield- 9 dz. cookies. I didn't have chocolate liquor so I added coffee and didn't put the peppermint extract in. White chocolate dipped with crushed peppermin ...

  2. Dec 18th 2016

    For taste, I would give this a four and a half. Very good. The directions leave a lot to be desired, though, so I am bumping it down to a three. What are the approximate dimensions of the lo ...

  3. Dec 21st 2015

    These are amazing!

  4. Sep 3rd 2015

    I didn't have peppermint extract, so I used one drop of peppermint oil per batch and doubled the recipe. It has been renamed "Christmas Crack" in my house. People beg for this biscotti!

  5. Jan 9th 2015

    Love it! I couldn't find Godiva Original so I used Godiva Double Chocolate. Also, I used the chocolate/mint candy canes and Andes candies. Will definitely make again.

  6. Dec 18th 2014

    Fab, fab, fab! I made this biscotti and it turned out so pretty and tasty. I like to make just one goodie for my food gifts so I used some peppermint sugar and almonds as well as the candy ...

  7. Dec 23rd 2012

    I followed this recipe exactly. I am not sure where I went wrong but my biscotti was crumbly. However, the crumbs were delicious! I will try this again to see if I can perfect it because the ...

  8. Dec 19th 2012

    I can't beleive no one has rated this recipe. It is delicious and I followed it to the letter. They will look pretty on my christmas table of goodies. I enjoy anything SHORECOOK comes up with.