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Easiest Ever Peppermint Spritz Cookies

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Easiest Ever Peppermint Spritz Cookies
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 48
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These sweet candy-cane shaped cookies are a must-have addition to any holiday cookie plate!
Updated Sep 18, 2020

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until blended. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) Add peppermint extract; stir or knead dough until well blended.
  • 2
    Place about half of dough in cookie press fitted with star tip. Press dough into 5-inch strips on ungreased cookie sheets. With fingers, shape top of each to resemble candy cane. Sprinkle with red sugar. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3
    Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Spritz refers to cookies made by forcing dough through a cookie press.
  • tip 2
    To give these cookies the traditional peppermint stick flavor, be sure to use extract labeled "peppermint" and not "mint" or "spearmint."

Nutrition Information

45 Calories, 2g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 7g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
20
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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