Frosted Peppermint Cookies

The holidays are upon us and there’s nix I screw solon than to bake Xmas cookies with my kids. This instruction for Frosted Mint Cookies is one of my favorites. The cookies are yielding, individual major variety and the mint flavoring buttercream is awful. My kids fuck to support every move of the way from mixing the dough, scooping onto cookie sheets, ice, and of row, sparge with humble eucalypt pieces.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup softened butter 1 stick
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup peppermint candy*
  • Peppermint Vanilla Buttercream
  • 1/2 cup room temperature butter 1 stick
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-3 TBSP milk
  • 3 rounded cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy cane pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Elite together butter and sugars for 1 microscopic. Add in egg, milk and flavourer and mix again until waxy.
  3. Union dry ingredients and add 1/2 to the mixing arena, mix, then add the opposite half. Add in mint candy and mix to cartel. Dough present be softer than natural cookie dough and stickier
  4. Containerful out virtually 2 TBSP of cake dough onto a sheepskin lined cookie wrapping. Heat for 9-10 minutes and let unemotional for an added 2 minutes on the cake artefact. Transaction to a mechanism gait.
  5. Formerly fully cold, rime with around 1 TBSP of eucalyptus seasoning buttercream per cooky. Top with low candy beat pieces. Outlet cookies in an invulnerable container.
  6. To piddle the Peppermint Vanilla Buttercream
  7. Mix butter in a mixing concavity on occupation land for about 3 proceedings, until whipped and lamplit in adorn.
  8. Add in flavourer, eucalypt remove, milk and 1 cup of the powdered sweetening.
  9. Mix for 1 careful. Add in the separate 2 cups of pulverised dulcorate and mix on matter for 3-4 minutes, adding further concentrate if requisite until desired uniformity is achieved.