Peppermint Kiss Cookies

20 Dec

Introduction:

This recipe is a variant of one of our favorite cookies…the delicious peanut butter kiss cookie. You can think of this as the holiday version perhaps. A couple years ago we stumbled across a new seasonal delight from Hershey’s, the Peppermint Kiss. Now, if you haven’t had the privilege to bite into one of these buddies, then you don’t know what you’re missing. Go out and buy yourself a pack right now before they’re gone from the stores for another year!

Our recipe starts with a basic sugar cookie (feel free to use your own recipe or try ours out). We thought about adding some peppermint extract to the dough but felt it might make the cookies too mint-y and ended up leaving it out. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to try with the mint extract please let us know how it comes out! Another variation that we hope to try out soon uses chocolate cookies instead of sugar cookies (we’ll let you know how that goes :D). In the end, the sugar cookie/peppermint kiss combo was a really delectable combination, try it out if you’re looking for something delicious.

Ingredients:

  •  2 ¾ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

*This recipe makes about 3-4 dozen cookies.

Instructions:

1.) Preheat oven to 375F. In a small bowl stir together flour, baking soda and baking powder

2.) In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add the dry ingredients.

3.) Roll small teaspoonfuls into balls and place on ungreased pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden.

4.) Add an unwrapped peppermint kiss to each cookie. Let cool for 2 minutes on the tray and then move to a cooling rack.

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