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Peppermint Twists

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    2-1/2 dozen


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 77 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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  • manpabrown
    Jan 30, 2015

    freeze well

  • Bev83709
    Dec 5, 2012

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    Dec 4, 2012

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  • mrssimptom
    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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    Nov 29, 2012

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    Nov 28, 2012

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    Nov 28, 2012

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  • zucchini lady
    Nov 28, 2012

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

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    Nov 28, 2012

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    Nov 27, 2012

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