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Chocolate Coated Wafer Cookies


36 cookies

prep time:

1 hour 5 mins

cook time:

15 mins

Total time:

1 hour 20 mins




  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Vermont Creamery Unsalted Cultured Butter

    ½ cup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 medium eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or peppermint extract

  • to decorate

  • 1 cup chocolate candy coating, melted

  • candy canes, crushed

  • pistachios, chopped

  • flakey sea salt


  1. In medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. Using an electric mixer or stand-alone mixer, beat the butter and sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add one egg at a time and mix after each additional egg.
  3. Add half of the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Add the remaining dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Cover the batter and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Heat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  6. On clean surface, lightly dust with cocoa powder and roll out dough to 1/6-inch thick and use a 2 to 3-inch round cookie cutter to punch out the dough.
  7. Transfer cut dough to baking sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes or until the cookie is set.
  8. Cool cookies on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and then transfer to cooling rack.
  9. Once cookie is cooled, dip half of the cookie in the candy coating and top with crushed candy cane, pistachios, or sea salt.