This might just be the ultimate Christmas cookie. It has a great peppermint flavor, chunks of chocolate, and super sweet glaze, plus it’s topped with the iconic red-and-white peppermint candies. What more could you want?
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To start, get your ingredients ready: flour, baking powder, fine salt, butter, sugar, peppermint extract, egg, and mini chocolate chips. For the glaze you’ll need some confectioners’ sugar and heavy cream, plus peppermint candies for decorating. Watch the video and I’ll show you the MOST important step when baking cookies, and how to get your glaze just right. These sweets are sure to be the hit of any cookie exchange, so be sure to set some aside for yourself!
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Recipe Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
1/4-1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 large egg
1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
3-5 tablespoons heavy cream
12 round peppermint candies, crushed, for decorating
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per cookie (makes about 2 dozen): 216 cal; 10 g fat (6 g sat fat); 2 g protein; 32 g carb; 0 g fiber
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Sarah Carey is the editor of Everyday Food magazine and her job is to come up with the best ways to make fast, delicious food at home. But she’s also a mom to two hungry kids, so the question “What’s for dinner?” is never far from her mind — or theirs, it seems! Her days can get crazy busy (whose don’t?), so these videos are all about her favorite fast, fresh meals — and the tricks she uses to make it all SO much easier.
Peppermint-Chocolate Sugar Cookies | Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

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