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12-18-2007, 03:17
Yum Cookies!


Peppermint Candy Cookie
Bring these pretty, candy-speckled treats to your party!
Prep time: 15 min.
Baking time: 10-12 min.
Decoration time: 20 min.
Difficulty: Easy

What you'll need:
1 bag M&M'SŪ Brand Milk Chocolate Candies for the Holidays
1 18-oz. tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
1 16-oz. container vanilla frosting
1 3-inch round cookie cutter
Green food coloring
24 pieces 12 x 12-inch clear squares cellophane
1/2-inch holiday ribbon<!-- Step by step
--> What to do:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Tint the cookie dough with the green food coloring and flavor it with the peppermint extract. Roll it to 1/4-inch thickness, and then press out 24 circles using the cookie cutter. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
When the cookies are cool, spread with frosting. Before the frosting dries, arrange red and green M&M'SŪ Brand Milk Chocolate Candies for the Holidays over the frosting.
When the frosting is firm, gently wrap the cookies in cellophane and tie the ends with ribbon.TIP: For extra minty flavor, use M&M'SŪ Brand Mint Chocolate Candies for the Holidays.
Makes 24 cookies.

12-18-2007, 17:38
That sounds good!

I rarely do cookies. I never do ones that have to but cut out. Drops all the way for me, but I have dropped really thick doughs then pressed flat with a fork which works pretty good.

One of the best cookies I make is sugar cookies that I substitute Jack Daniels for the water/liquids in the recipe. I have used Malibu rum, Grand Mairner and others but the Jack is the best I think. I use Jack a lot instead of or with vanilla.

<-- may not bake many cookies but sure loves cookie dough (which is why I don't do cookies!)

12-19-2007, 11:34
I love Christmas cutout cookies.

You have to do it when you have kids.