Peppermint Meltaway Cookies #Christmas #Peppermint #Cookies

Peppermint the holiday baking start! i really like this time of yr and all the scrumptious holiday treats that include it! It snowed a lot right here just the previous day so my youngsters and i constructed a snowman, drank hot cocoa through the Christmas tree, and made those in basic terms irresistable Peppermint Meltaway Cookies. i can’t think of a better manner to welcome in the Christmas season. Peppermint is one of the ultimate Christmas flavors and the options of what you may make with it are endless.


  • 1 1/4 cups (178g) all-purpose flour*
  • 1/2 cup (68g) cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (68g) powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 Tbsp (28g) salted butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp half and half
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (200g) powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup (42g) finely crushed peppermint bits or candy canes

  1. In a blending bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch and salt, set aside.
  2. inside the bowl of an electric powered stand mixer cream fitted with the paddle attachment cream together butter and powdered sugar till mixed. blend in peppermint extract then with mixer set on low velocity slowly upload in flour mixture and mix simply until mixed. cover bowl with plastic wrap and sit back till almost firm, about 1 hour, whilst preheating oven to 350 stages throughout ultimate 10 mins of chilling.
  3. Scoop dough out 1 even tablespoon at a time, form into a ball then transfer to an ungreased 18 by using thirteen-inch baking sheet, spacing cookies 2-inches apart (maintain dough that's wont be baking chilled). Bake in preheated oven till cookies are set and bottoms are lightly golden brown, about 10 - thirteen mins. allow cool on baking sheet numerous mins then switch to a cord rack to chill absolutely.
For the frosting:
  1. inside the bowl of an electric powered stand mixer cream together butter, half and half of, peppermint extract and powdered sugar until light and fluffy (if frosting is just too thick add a bit more half and half of, if it's too thin upload a little extra powdered sugar). working with one cookie at a time unfold frosting over cookie and straight away after frosting each cookie upload beaten peppermint bits before frosting begins to set, repeat process with all cookies. store cookies an in airtight box at room temperature.
  2. *To measure, scoop flour from container and level - as opposed to spooning into a measuring cup. Use this equal approach for the cornstarch and powdered sugar.

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