Peppermint Swirl Cookies

Crushed peppermint candies in cookie dough make for a sweet minty holiday treat.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 20

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
4
tablespoons all-purpose flour
10
round peppermint candies, finely crushed (1/4 cup)
Red food color
1
tablespoon coarse sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Divide dough in half. Stir or knead 2 tablespoons of the flour into one half of the dough. Stir or knead candies, food color and remaining 2 tablespoons flour into other half. On separate sheets of parchment paper, press each into 10x6-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Using parchment paper, gently lift and place red dough rectangle on top of white dough rectangle. Using parchment paper to guide dough, firmly roll up both layers together, starting with longest side. Cut roll into 20 (1/2-inch) slices.
  • 4 On paper-lined cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 5 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown on edges and set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    75mg
    75%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 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; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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