Candy Cane Sugar Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

Michelle Mazzara

By
@Lucy_Lou

This a perfect holiday cookie to make with kids. It looks great and tastes even better!


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Serves:

makes 60 small cookies

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
sugar
1 c
unsalted butter
3
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
peppermint extract
2 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
crushed candy canes
4 oz
butter
4 oz
cream cheese
1 tsp
peppermint extract
2 c
powder sugar
2 dash(es)
red food coloring

Directions Step-By-Step

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Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
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2. Grease two cookie sheets
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3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
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4. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
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4. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
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6. Blend in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt over medium speed.
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7. Stir in candy cane pieces.
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8. Use a spoon to drop cookie dough on cookie sheet
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9. Bake for 13 minutes or until brown.
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11. In a small bowl combine: butter, cream cheese, peppermint extract, powder sugar, red food coloring. Mix until creamy
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1. Frost cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy