Crushed peppermint frosted snickerdoodles
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Recipe type: Cookies, Dessert
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Serves: 72
 
Ingredients
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • WHITE CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM ICING:
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 ounces white chocolate
  • 3-5 Tbsp heavy cream or half and half
  • ~~ icing recipe from food.com
  • TOPPING:
  • Crushed candy canes or peppermint candy
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In mixer, cream butter and sugar together. Mix eggs in.
  3. Add vanilla, soda, salt and cream of tarter. Mix well.
  4. Blend in flour.
  5. Roll into small balls the size of a walnut.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Cool on cooling rack for a few minutes, then transfer off cookie sheet.
  8. Chill dough in between batches.
  9. Makes 6 dozen.
  10. TO MAKE ICING:
  11. Melt chocolate over low heat or in double boiler on stove.
  12. Stir in cream.
  13. In mixing bowl, mix together butter and powdered sugar.
  14. Mix in chocolate and cream until creamy.
  15. TO FROST COOKIES:
  16. When cookies are cooled, spread each one with icing and sprinkle with crushed peppermint.
Recipe by Creative Kitchen at https://creativekitchenadventures.com/2013/02/13/crushed-peppermint-frosted-snickerdoodles-just-in-time-for-valentines-day/