Peppermint is the quintessential flavor of Christmas. Get into the spirit of the holidays and try my scrumptious peppermint cookies. Their buttery goodness practically melts in your mouth with the pleasant sweetness of peppermint. Don’t forget to leave some for St. Nick! Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Dairy,Other Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Other American Peppermint Cookies Peppermint Cookies Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H30M Serves 12 1 Cup Butter 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract 1 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1/2 Cup Cornstarch 2 Tablespoons Butter 2 Tablespoons Milk 1/4 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract 1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1/2 Cup Candy Canes Or Hard Peppermint Candy In a stand mixer on medium speed, beat butter, powdered sugar and extract until creamy. In a large bowl, combine flour & cornstarch. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture and beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate until dough is firm, at least 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 sheet pans with Silpat or parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on prepared sheet pans at least 2 inches apart. Bake until cookie bottoms are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks to completely cool. Meanwhile, in the stand mixer, beat butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar, milk and peppermint extract and beat until creamy & smooth. Spread over cooled cookies and sprinkle with crushed candy. Store in an airtight container.

Peppermint Cookies

Peppermint Cookies Recipe


Peppermint is the quintessential flavor of Christmas. Get into the spirit of the holidays and try my scrumptious peppermint cookies. Their buttery goodness practically melts in your mouth with the pleasant sweetness of peppermint. Don’t forget to leave some for St. Nick!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Dairy,Other

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

1 Hour 30 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Cup Butter (Softened)
      • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
      • 1 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
      • 1/2 Cup Cornstarch

      • Peppermint Frosting
      • 2 Tablespoons Butter (Softened)
      • 2 Tablespoons Milk
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
      • 1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
      • 1/2 Cup Candy Canes Or Hard Peppermint Candy (Crushed)

Directions

  1. In a stand mixer on medium speed, beat butter, powdered sugar and extract until creamy. In a large bowl, combine flour & cornstarch.
  2. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture and beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate until dough is firm, at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 sheet pans with Silpat or parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and arrange on prepared sheet pans at least 2 inches apart. Bake until cookie bottoms are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks to completely cool.
  4. Meanwhile, in the stand mixer, beat butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar, milk and peppermint extract and beat until creamy & smooth. Spread over cooled cookies and sprinkle with crushed candy. Store in an airtight container.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

328 kcal

Carbs

41 g

Fat

17 g

Protein

1 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.34

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