Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
Get to know the members of the Land O’Lakes Co-op with a seasonal look at family life on the dairy farm.
View our story
Buttery, tender shortbread base spread with bittersweet chocolate and sprinkled with peppermint.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Awesome it was the best cookie I'v ever tasted!!!
Delicious! I found it easier to melt the chocolate in the microwave and then spread it onto the shortbread . I agree with another review, use the entire 12 ounce bag. I will make another batch for sure! I think this is a new fan favorite. The base is very similar to my grandmother's Scottish shortbread!
completely crumbled when cutting rendering most of it unusable, will not make again.
This recipe is amazingly delicious, but also amazingly crumbly. What can be changed to make the crust bind together better?
I made them in a hurry and did not let them cool before trying to cut the bars, so they crumbled quite a bit. I think if I wait next time, they will be perfect. The taste is so great, and they are so easy to make!
Delicious cookie but very hard to serve as the base is very tender. I thought to mail them but this is not a cookie to travel. They came out of the pan easier the next day. Next time I will add an extra 1/2 cup of flour and use non-stick foil. I used dark choc chips, a little more than stated and the taste with the peppermint was very good. .
I think better recipe directions would have helped Base was too crumbly. Also hard to cut witohout loosing so much of the base May try again with possibly some alteration to recipe base. Liked the chocolate with the pepermient candy top
I would rate this a 5 star recipe. My 9 year old granddaughter made it two times (we wanted lots of peppermint bars, more than one recipe would produce) from begining to end. She had a wonderful time smashing candy canes. She also enjoyed the many positive comments from the taste testers.
This is the perfect blend of chocolate and peppermint. The cookie is tasty and makes a delicious base for the other stronger flavors. I think I'll use more crushed peppermint next time, though, because the bittersweet chocolate almost overpowers the mint. Yummy!
I have nothing good to say about and would never make it again!!
I made a double recipe and added one 10-ounce bag of Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips in with the chocolate chips, DELICIOUS!
So Simple and yet sooo yummy! Thank You Land O' Lakes!
I agree with the other reviewers that they are too crumbly. I am going to try it again with a different base; one that I use to make toffee bars. I also thought the taste of the shortbread was blah. If you do bake these, use the entire 12 ounce bag of chocolate chips. Good Luck!
Very fast too makebittersweet a little much maybe will try a different chocolate next timeagreed with other comment they are crumblybut def. will make again.
I would make shortbread cookies and do this...
Some one needs to edit your recipie directions .... confusing
I used dark chocolate chips instead of the bittersweet chips. The taste is wonderful and these were so very easy to throw together. I gave them four stars instead of five because they were a tiny bit crumbly, but that wouldn't be enough to keep me from making these again and again. :)
Email address will not be published
How Did This Recipe Work Out for You?
Please return to landolakes.com to rate and review this recipe.
Your comments and suggestions are appreciated by others.
This recipe was reprinted from landolakes.com. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/3296
© 2014 Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Every year around this time, I start to panic a little. How am I ever going to decide what cookies to bake for the holiday season?! Do I stick with the classics or try something new? How many can we eat at our house (more than I care to admit…but cookies count as part of a balanced breakfast, right?) Without self-restraint, I could probably make a dozen different kinds!
Bring the bold flavors of
ginger and sesame to a
variety of meals.
‘Tis the season to make all things sweet – cookies, cakes, and candies. Yes, even candies – those “sometimes tricky” treats that make the holiday so special. More ...
The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.
We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.
We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.
If you are already a member, please sign in.
Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.
If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.
Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.
Your question has been submitted.
Your email has been sent. Thanks for sharing this Land O Lakes recipe!