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Chocolate Peppermint Cookie

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Ingredients

  • ½ C Pioneer® Sugar
  • ½ C Pioneer® Confectioner’s Powder Sugar
  • ¼ C light butter
  • 1 tsp. cold water
  • 1 tsp. mint extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ C all-purpose flour
  • ½ C cocoa powder

Icing:

  • 6 T Pioneer® Confectioners Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tsp. water
  • Crushed peppermint candies for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Coat 2 sheet pans with baking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together both Pioneer® Sugar’s and butter. Blend in water, mint extract, salt and baking soda. Stir in flour and cocoa. Dough will be a bit dry and crumbly.
  3. On flat surface, place dough between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; roll out to a thickness of ⅛-inch. Lift off top layer of plastic; cut out cookie shapes using a 2-inch rough cutter. Transfer cookies to prepared sheet pans with a thin metal spatula. Bake 8 minutes or until cookies are puffed and shiny. Transfer cookies to racks to cool completely.

Icing:

  1. In a small bowl stir together Pioneer® Confectioners Powdered Sugar and water. Drizzle or pipe over cookies. While icing is still soft, sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies, if using.

Nutritional analysis:

  1. 1 cookie; 58 calories, 11g carbohydrate, 1g fat, 0.6g saturated fat
 
 
 

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