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Peppermint Cookie Hearts

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  • 1 hr 10 min prep time
  • 1 hr 10 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Simple pleasures are made easy with on-hand ingredients that bake into a tempting treat.

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
Additional 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1
container (1 lb) chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting
1/8
teaspoon peppermint extract
8
round hard peppermint candies, crushed

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour and the cocoa until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick. With 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out heart shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place shapes 1/2 inch apart. Repeat with remaining dough and flour.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove cookies from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 5 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix frosting and peppermint extract until well blended. Spread about 2 teaspoons frosting on each cookie. Sprinkle each with about 1/4 teaspoon crushed candy.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour and the cocoa until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick. With 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out heart shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place shapes 1/2 inch apart. Repeat with remaining dough and flour.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Remove cookies from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 5 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix frosting and peppermint extract until well blended. Spread about 2 teaspoons frosting on each cookie. Sprinkle each with about 1/4 teaspoon crushed candy.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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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