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peppermint snickerdoodle cookies on a platter and on a plate
Peppermint Snickerdoodles
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
50 mins

These peppermint snickerdoodles are delicious year-round, but are 12extra special at the holidays.

Course: Dessert (Cookies)
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, dessert, peppermint
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 375 kcal
  • 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
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cream together butter, sugar and the eggs, vanilla and peppermint.
  3. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.

  4. Shape dough into 1 inch balls.

  5. Mix 1 tablespoon of white sugar and 1 tablespoon of green sprinkles together in a small bowl.

  6. Mix 1 tablespoon of white sugar and 1 tablespoon of red sprinkles together in a small bowl.

  7. Roll each dough ball in sprinkles either red or green or both!

  8. Place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet.

  9. Bake for 8-10 minutes until set but still soft. Remove immediately from baking sheet on to wire rack to cool.
  10. Store in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes about 36 cookies!

Nutrition Facts
Peppermint Snickerdoodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 238mg10%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 512IU10%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.