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Peppermint Snickerdoodles

These peppermint snickerdoodles are delicious year-round, but are 12extra special at the holidays.
Course Dessert (Cookies)
Cuisine American
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 people
Calories 375kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar divided
  • 1 tablespoon red sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon green sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cream together butter, sugar and the eggs, vanilla and peppermint.
  • Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of white sugar and 1 tablespoon of green sprinkles together in a small bowl.
  • Mix 1 tablespoon of white sugar and 1 tablespoon of red sprinkles together in a small bowl.
  • Roll each dough ball in sprinkles either red or green or both!
  • Place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until set but still soft. Remove immediately from baking sheet on to wire rack to cool.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Notes

This recipe makes about 36 cookies!

Nutrition

Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 512IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 2mg