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Peppermint Blossoms

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Peppermint Blossoms
  • Prep 2 hr 0 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 36

A peppermint twist on a holiday classic, these cookies are quick and simple, thanks to Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough, crushed peppermint candies and Hershey’s® Kisses® candy cane candies.

Updated April 17, 2021
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

Ingredients

  • 1
    roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/3
    cup all-purpose flour
  • 8
    round hard peppermint candies, unwrapped, crushed (about 1/4 cup)
  • 3
    tablespoons sugar
  • 36
    Hershey®’s Kisses® Brand candy cane flavored candies, unwrapped

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, crumble cookie dough. Stir or knead in all-purpose flour until well blended (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) Stir or knead in crushed peppermint candies.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 36 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in sugar in shallow bowl. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 4
    Remove from oven; working quickly, top each cookie with 1 candy cane candy, pressing down firmly. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 1 hour, or until candy cane candies are set.

  • Substitute crushed candy canes for the crushed peppermint candies, if desired.
  • Bake cookies one cookie sheet at a time in the middle of the oven for best results.
  • Store cookies in covered container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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