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Peppermint Swirl Cookies

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Peppermint Swirl Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 20
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Crushed peppermint candies in cookie dough make for a sweet minty holiday treat.
Updated Sep 22, 2020

Ingredients

Steps

  • 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. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Candy canes can be used in place of the peppermint rounds; use about 1/4 cup crushed candy.

Nutrition Information

110 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 19g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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