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White Peppermint Snowballs

peppermint-cookies John Kernick

Ingredients

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough (at room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, divided

Preparation


Preheat oven to 350°. Cut sugar cookie dough into 8 pieces. Combine the dough pieces, 1/4 cup crushed hard peppermint candies, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in a bowl or electric mixer. Let the mixture chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Coat hands in flour, and roll chilled dough into 1/2-inch diameter balls. Place the balls 2 inches apart on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until set. Cool cookies slightly on cooling rack. While cookies are still warm, sprinkle the tops with 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies.



    Prep: 20 minutes; Cook: 9 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 48 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 61
Fat per serving: 2g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 0.0g
Carbohydrate per serving: 11g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 3mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 42mg
Calcium per serving: 8mg