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Peppermint Candy Cookies

Create easy drop cookies flavored and decorated to resemble popular peppermint candies.

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  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

3/4
cup granulated sugar
2/3
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
About 1/4 cup granulated sugar
About 1/4 cup red colored sugar

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. In large bowl, mix 3/4 cup sugar, the oil, baking powder, vanilla, salt, peppermint extract and eggs with spoon. Stir in flour.
  • 2 Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of glass onto dough to grease, then dip into 1/4 cup granulated sugar; press on balls until 1/4 inch thick. Spoon red sugar on cookies, using very small spoon, in spiral design to look like peppermint candies. Or place red sugar in resealable food-storage plastic bag; snip off tiny corner. Squeeze red sugar from bag onto cookies.
  • 3 Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

For gift giving, wrap cookies in clear wrap, twisting ends to look like candies.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
65
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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