Slice and Bake Peppermint Cookies Recipe

Slice & Bake Peppermint Cookies

This three-color mint-flavored cookie is perfect for the holidays and other special occasions.

40 min. prep time
132 cookies
000 Ratings


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
3 drops red food color
3 drops green food color


Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and peppermint extract. Continue beating until well mixed.  Add flour and baking powder; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Divide dough into thirds. Add red food color to one-third. Add green food color to another third. Stir each until well mixed. Leave remaining dough white. Wrap each dough in plastic food wrap; refrigerate 1 hour or until firm

Divide each color of dough into thirds. Shape each third into 12x1/2-inch rope on waxed paper. Gently press together 1 pink and 1 green rope. Add 1 white rope; gently press to form clover leaf-shaped multicolored roll. Repeat with remaining dough. Wrap each multicolored roll in plastic food wrap; refrigerate 2 hours or overnight until firm.

Heat oven to 350°F.

Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-12 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 25

Fat: 1.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 15mg

Carbohydrates: 3g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 0g

Recipe #13177©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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