MENU
  • Print
    403
  • Save
    1K
  • Pinterest
    40
  • Email
    31
  • Facebook
    19

Peppermint Candy Cookies

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

Create easy drop cookies flavored and decorated to resemble popular peppermint candies. MORE + LESS -

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

Steps

Hide Images
  • 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

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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

© 2017 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

Rate and Comment