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Peppermint Candy Sandwich Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


20 sandwich cookies

I love to include a little homemade treat in teacher and hostess gifts, and these delicious lovelies (that come together in minutes) never fail to charm. They store well in an airtight container at room temperature. —Jennifer Beckman, Falls Church, Virginia
Peppermint Candy Sandwich Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely crushed peppermint candies
  • 1 package (9 ounces) chocolate wafers


  1. In a large bowl, beat butter, shortening and extracts until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until thick and creamy. Stir in candies.
  2. Spread about 1 tablespoon mixture on bottoms of half the cookies. Cover with remaining cookies.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich cookie: 154 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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