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Easiest Ever Peppermint Spritz Cookies

  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 48

These sweet candy-cane shaped cookies are a must-have addition to any holiday cookie plate! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
Red sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until blended. Add peppermint extract; stir or knead dough until well blended.
  • 2
    Place about half of dough in cookie press fitted with star tip. Press dough into 5-inch strips on ungreased cookie sheets. With fingers, shape top of each to resemble candy cane. Sprinkle with red sugar. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3
    Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

Expert Tips

  • Spritz refers to cookies made by forcing dough through a cookie press.
  • To give these cookies the traditional peppermint stick flavor, be sure to use extract labeled "peppermint" and not "mint" or "spearmint."

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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