Peppermint Sugar Cookies
Author: Nikki
These cookies are AMAZING and perfect for the holidays! They are soft and chewy with the perfect amount of peppermint. These will be one cookie you want to make over and over again!
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 2¼ cups flour
Peppermint Glaze
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 crushed candy canes for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together.
  3. Add egg and beat in well.
  4. Add peppermint extract and vanilla and mix until well blended.
  5. Add salt, baking powder and flour and mix until well incorporated.
  6. Roll cookies into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Space cookie dough balls about 2 inches apart from each other.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden on the edges of cookies.
  8. Combine glaze ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until smooth glaze is formed. Drizzle as much as desired over slightly warmed cookies and let finish cooling completely before eating.
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