Peppermint Cookies

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Sara Bonham

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@sarasmile85

I made these as a christmas gift for my boyfriend since he LOVES peppermint lol...absoluetly loved them :) be careful on the time depending on your oven. they can get rather hard if left in for even a little too long.

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Ingredients

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  • 3/4 stick
    crisco baking sticks butter flavor all-vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    crushed peppermint candies, divided

How to Make Peppermint Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat the shortening, brown sugar, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl, on medium speed. Beat in the egg.
  3. Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder and add to the shortening mixture at a low speed. Stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed peppermint candy.
  4. Shape the cookie dough into 1" balls, placing them 2" apart on a greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned. Immediately sprinkle each cookie with about 1/7 tsp. of the remaining crushed peppermint candy.

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