Yummy, Refreshing Peppermint Cookies!

Get into the holiday spirit, and try this twist on an easy cookie recipe.

Silver bells… silver bells… It’s Christmas time in the city…

This weekend, get into the holiday spirit. Before you decorate your home for a , make sure you have something warm and tasty to come back in for.


Take a pass on chocolate chip, oatmeal, and do something different: Try this easy and refreshing Peppermint Cookie recipe!

Peppermint Cookies


  • 1 1/4 C. crushed peppermint candy
  • 1 1/3 C. granulated sugar, divided
  • 3/4 C. butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


Grind or crush the peppermint candies in 1/3 cup of the sugar until powdery (a few tiny pieces are okay). Mix flour and salt together in a small bowl and set aside. Mix the butter, eggs, and remaining sugar together in a large bowl. Add in vanilla and peppermint extracts.

Add the flour mixture 1/3 at a time to the butter mixture. Form the dough into small balls, about an inch wide. Roll the balls of dough in the crushed candy mixture and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees.

Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for one minute, remove and roll them in the candy sugar again. Cool on wax paper. 

*Source: www.recipe4living.com


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