Peppermint Holiday Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Peppermint Holiday Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Peppermint Holiday Cookies

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"A nice candy cane cookie treat."

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Original recipe makes 36 cookies Change Servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat the butter and white sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat egg into butter mixture until completely incorporated. Mix flour and salt into the butter mixture until just incorporated. Fold crushed candy canes into the batter, mixing just enough to evenly combine. Roll dough into balls 1 tablespoon at a time; arrange on baking sheets.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until firm, 8 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Whisk confectioners' sugar and warm water together in a small bowl until you have a smooth icing. Dip top of each cookie in the icing, Top with additional crushed candy cane, if desired. Set aside to let the icing dry, at least 5 minutes.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 25 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 13, 2013

super easy and will be one of my favorites since i love love love peppermint!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 02, 2014

no flavor except for the sharp peppermints.

 

9 Ratings

Dec 07, 2013

I made a gluten free version of this recipe using a gluten free baking mix. It turned out well because the peppermint candy pieces that are in the dough really help hold the cookie together which is great because some GF products can be a bit crumbly. Nice, easy recipe. The candy topping really makes them look festive.

 
Jan 31, 2014

Peppermint is an absolute must for Christmas and these cookies are great, especially while decorating or wrapping Christmas presents!

 
Dec 21, 2013

My coworkers and family are now calling these "Christmas Crack"! This is a new favorite peppermint cookie recipe, and I made it exactly as posted! Thank you!

 
Dec 19, 2013

It was a decent cookie. The cookies could have had more flavor. They were very floury and not sweet enough. The icing and extra peppermint on top helped boost the flavor a lot. Next time I think I will add just a bit more sugar.

 
Dec 06, 2013

Merry & very yummy:)!

 
Nov 20, 2013

That was a yummy bite full :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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