Peppermint Cookie Hearts

Simple pleasures are made easy with on-hand ingredients that bake into a tempting treat.

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  • prep time 1 hr 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

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

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  • 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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.