Peppermint Candy Cookies

Peppermint Candy Cookies

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

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

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
  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.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
For gift giving, wrap cookies in clear wrap, twisting ends to look like candies.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 65
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.