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Slice & Bake Peppermint Cookies
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1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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.

  2. STEP 2

    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

  3. STEP 3

    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.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

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