candy cane sugar cookies with peppermint frosting

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By Michelle Mazzara
from Eagan, MN

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

serves makes 60 small cookies
prep time 35 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For candy cane sugar cookies with peppermint frosting

  • 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
    red food coloring

How To Make candy cane sugar cookies with peppermint frosting

  • 1
    Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    2. Grease two cookie sheets
  • 3
    3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • 4
    4. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
  • 5
    4. Add one egg yolk at a time and beat for 1 minute.
  • 6
    6. Blend in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt over medium speed.
  • 7
    7. Stir in candy cane pieces.
  • 8
    8. Use a spoon to drop cookie dough on cookie sheet
  • 9
    9. Bake for 13 minutes or until brown.
  • 10
    11. In a small bowl combine: butter, cream cheese, peppermint extract, powder sugar, red food coloring. Mix until creamy
  • 11
    1. Frost cookies.

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