Easy Peppermint Candy Cookies

Easy Peppermint Candy Cookies

Looking for a wonderful dessert using Betty Crocker® cookie mix and white frosting? Then check out these easily made peppermint candy cookies.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

30

servings

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
  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.
Makes 30 servings (1 cookie)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Technique Tip
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • Total Fat 8g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 75mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 21g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 0g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.