Chocolate Peppermint Tarts

Chocolate Peppermint Tarts

Create delicious mini desserts with easy fudgy cookie mix and peppermint frosting.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

tartlets

1
pouch Betty Crocker® chocolate chunk cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup crushed peppermint candies (about 14)
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3
to 4 tablespoons milk
2
to 3 drops red food color
Powdered sugar
  1. Lightly spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. Prepare cookie dough as directed on package except--use 3 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon water, 1 egg and the peppermint extract. Shape dough into 24(1-inch) balls; place in muffin cups.
  2. Bake at 375° F for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately make indentation in center of each cookie with end of wooden spoon to form a cup. Cool 30 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.
  3. In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, crushed peppermint candies, butter, milk, and red food color with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spoon frosting into decorating bag with large star tip (#5). Pipe into each cookie cup. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 24 tartlets
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Mix peppermint candies into Betty Crocker® frosting to create a quicker version of frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Tartlet)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 25g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.