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Holiday Mini Mint Cookie Cups

Get into the holiday spirit with our Holiday Mini Mint Cookie Cups made with Betty Crocker chocolate chunk cookie mix and peppermint extract.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ chocolate chunk cookie mix
1 1/2
cups butter, softened
1
egg
8
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon peppermint extract
Red and green food color
24
hard round peppermint candies, unwrapped

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Generously grease 24 mini muffin cups with shortening or cooking spray. Generously sprinkle with unsweetened cocoa powder or flour; tap off any excess.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, 1/2 cup of the butter and the egg until dough forms. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place each ball in mini muffin cup.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until set.
  • 4 Remove muffin pan from oven. With rounded handle of wooden rolling pin, press small indentation into each cookie to form cup. Cool completely before removing from muffin cups.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat powdered sugar, remaining 1 cup butter and the peppermint extract with electric mixer on medium-high speed until well combined.
  • 6 Place half of frosting in each of 2 separate bowls; tint 1 red and other green with food color. Spoon each frosting into separate disposable plastic decorating bag. Pinch tip of each bag together; snip about 1 inch up. Slide both bags into third decorating bag fitted with large star tip.
  • 7 Pipe frosting into each cookie cup. Garnish each with peppermint candy.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Feeling lazy? Try omitting the frosting from this recipe and just pressing mini chocolate-mint candy cups into the center of your cookies as soon as you take them out of the oven! An easy, tasty twist!

Disposable plastic decorating bags and tips can be purchased in the baking section of most craft stores.

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