Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

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Holiday celebrations call for very special recipes! Perhaps the most popular dish at many parties is the dessert table. With a festive treat like these Peppermint Shortbread Cookies, which call for the seasonal taste of peppermint and the versatility of dairy for a sweet bite after a holiday meal, you will have the spotlight!

Watch the video to see how to make this recipe!

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Peppermint Shortbread Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Rachel Gurk of “Rachel Cooks” on behalf of Milk Means More
Prep time: 15 minutes, plus 30 minutes freeze time
Cook time: 15 minutes
Servings: 40

  • 2-2 1/2  sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4       cup powdered sugar
  • 1          teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1          teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/3    cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4       cup peppermint crunch baking chips
  1. In a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt until smooth. Gradually add flour and mix on low until combined. Add baking chips and continue mixing on low until fully combined.
  2. On wax paper or parchment paper, form dough into a 12-14-inch log and freeze at least 30 minutes, or until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 350° F.
  4. Cut shortbread dough into 1/4-inch slices; bake 13-15 minutes on parchment-lined baking sheets.


SOURCE:
United Dairy Industry of Michigan

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