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Double Peppermint Crunch Cookies

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  • 2 hr 10 min prep time
  • 2 hr 10 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 72 servings
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Sweet, minty and pretty all at once, these easy holiday cookies will make a festive addition to your holiday cookie plate.

Ingredients

1
roll (30 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peppermint cookies
3
cups white vanilla baking chips or semisweet chocolate chips (18 oz)
16
round hard peppermint candies, crushed (1/2 cup)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/2 cup all-purpose flour until well blended. Shape dough into 72 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely.
  • 2 In microwavable bowl, microwave chips and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once halfway through microwaving, until melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 3 Dip half of each cookie into melted mixture, allowing excess to drip off; place on waxed or cooking parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Sprinkle each with slightly less than 1/2 teaspoon crushed candy. Let stand until set.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/2 cup all-purpose flour until well blended. Shape dough into 72 (1-inch) balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely.
  • 2 In microwavable bowl, microwave chips and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once halfway through microwaving, until melted. Stir until smooth.
  • 3 Dip half of each cookie into melted mixture, allowing excess to drip off; place on waxed or cooking parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Sprinkle each with slightly less than 1/2 teaspoon crushed candy. Let stand until set.

Expert Tips

Substitute crushed candy canes for the crushed peppermint candies, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
12%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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