Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix together all the cookie ingredients.
Roll into 1â? balls and place on a cookie sheet.
Put into the oven for 10-15 minutes.
Take out and let cool for about 5 minutes then transfer to a wire cooling wrack placed over a piece of parchment paper.
Let the cookies cool and make your icing.
If you choose to use peppermint oil them mix it in with the icing.
Spoon icing over the tops of the cookies then sprinkle on the peppermint.
Let the icing fully dry then package your Chocolate Peppermint Cake Cookies however you wish!