Peppermint Meltaway Cookies Recipe

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Let the holiday baking begin! I love this time of year and all the delicious holiday treats that come with it! It snowed a lot here just yesterday so my kids and I built a snowman, drank hot cocoa by the Christmas tree, and made these purely irresistable Peppermint Meltaway Cookies.


Recipes by: cookingclassy.com

Servings: 29

Ingredients

Cookies
1 1/4 cups (178g) all-purpose flour (scoop and level)
1/2 cup (68g) cornstarch (scoop and level)
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup (226g) unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup (68g) powdered sugar
1/2 tsp peppermint extract

Frosting
2 Tbsp (28g) salted butter, softened
2 Tbsp half and half
1/4 tsp peppermint extract
1 1/2 cups (200g) powdered sugar
1/4 cup (42g) finely crushed peppermint bits or candy canes

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch and salt, set aside.
  2. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer cream fitted with the paddle attachment cream together butter and powdered sugar until combined.
  3. Mix in peppermint extract then with mixer set on low speed slowly add in flour mixture and mix just until combined. READ MORE

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