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Sparkling Peppermint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brianna Sternitzky

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup sugar
cup butter, softened
1 large egg
teaspoon vanilla extract
⅛ tsp peppermint extract
1 ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp cream of tartar
tsp baking soda
tsp salt
cup crushed mini candy canes or peppermint candies
cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1) Heat oven to 350 Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

2) Combine cup sugar, butter, egg, vanilla, and peppermint in a bowl; beat at medium speed, scraping the sides often, until creamy. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt; beat at a low speed until very well mixed. Stir cup crushed cany into dough.

3) Stir remaining cup crushed candy into cup sugar in a separate bowl.

4) Shape dough into inch balls, roll in sugar mixture and place 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.

5) Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Do not over bake. Cook for 1 minute on a cookie sheet. Remove to cooling rack and cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour total
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
1) To crush candy canes or peppermint candies, place into resealable plastic food bag; smash with rolling pin or bottom of heavy saucepan.

2) For a more sparkling affect, mix finely crushed candy canes with coarse grain sugar.

 

 

 

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