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

Step-By-Step

1Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
22. Grease two cookie sheets
33. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
44. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
54. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
66. Blend in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt over medium speed.
77. Stir in candy cane pieces.
88. Use a spoon to drop cookie dough on cookie sheet
99. Bake for 13 minutes or until brown.
1011. In a small bowl combine: butter, cream cheese, peppermint extract, powder sugar, red food coloring. Mix until creamy
111. Frost cookies.

About this Recipe

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