Peppermint Twists Recipe

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Peppermint Twists Recipe
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Peppermint Twists Recipe

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Serve your family and friends this delicate twist that showcases one of the most popular flavors of the season…peppermint! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups Master Cookie Mix, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Red colored sugar

Directions

Shape cookie mix into 3/4-in. balls. Roll each ball into a 6-in. rope. Bend the rope in half and twist twice. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Peppermint Twists in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p110

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 77 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1-1/2 cups Master Cookie Mix, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Red colored sugar
  1. Shape cookie mix into 3/4-in. balls. Roll each ball into a 6-in. rope. Bend the rope in half and twist twice. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  2. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Peppermint Twists in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p110

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manpabrown User ID: 1979130 219251
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"freeze well"

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mrssimptom User ID: 5831572 182038
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2012

"These are so good and so easy!!! The only thing I modified was the shape - - these shout out 'candy cane' to me so that's what I did. It's only December 3 and I can tell you - - I'll be making several batches between now and Christmas!!"

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zucchini lady User ID: 2608427 123907
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"I also used the oil flavoring; love the lightness of the cookie/ will make agian"

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gramio User ID: 4594991 193850
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"what is the liquid in this recipe"

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Reiman Oublications User ID: 1067993 182035
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

"I used peppermint oil instead od extract.

fast easy , I would make them again.
D.S."

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