Peppermint Ribbons Cookie Recipe

The peppermint ribbons cookie recipe is perfect for the holiday season. Place a few of these mint cookies with a cup of tea or hot chocolate for a cozy snack!

 

Ingredients
3 sticks (1 1/2 cup) salted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Red and/or green decorating sugar

Glaze:
4 ounces white chocolate. chopped
2 teaspoons shortening

Hardware
Whisk
Large bowl
Medium bowl
Microwave safe bowl
Cookie sheets
Cookie press with ribbon template
Mixer

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer until creamy.
Step 4: Add egg, vanilla extract, and peppermint extract; continue beating until well mixed.
Step 5: Gradually add flour mixture, beat until well mixed.
Step 6: Fill cookie press with dough, press dough into 12-inch long ribbons onto ungreased cookie sheet. With a knife, slice each ribbon every 2 inches but do not separate.
Step 7: Sprinkle with decorating sugar.
Step 8: Bake 5-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely, then break apart.

Glaze:
Step 1: In a microwave safe bowl, on medium-high setting on microwave oven heat chocolate and shortening until melted and smooth.
Step 2: Using the tines of a fork, drizzle glaze over top of each cookie, let stand until set.

Makes 80 cookies.

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