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Easy Peppermint Candy Cookies

  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 30
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Looking for a wonderful dessert using Betty Crocker® cookie mix and white frosting? Then check out these easily made peppermint candy cookies. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
1
teaspoon peppermint extract
Red sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until soft dough forms. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass.
  • 2
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix frosting and peppermint extract. Frost cookies. Using small spoon, sprinkle red sugar onto cookies in spiral design to look like peppermint candies.

Expert Tips

To easily decorate cookies, spoon sugar into a food-storage bag; cut off a corner of bag and squeeze to sprinkle over frosted cookies.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
75mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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