Peppermint Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Jen Andrews

This recipe was from a local Indianapolis newspaper more than 15 years ago. My mother and I have used it for cookie swaps with rave reviews. It's an excellent way to get rid of leftover Christmas candy canes!

Top Review by BraydensMoM

With a few modifications the cookies weren't all that bad. I put in less quick oats and for the icing used mint flavoring rather than the candies. I doubled the batch, however, I don't recommend. The cookies tasted bland until I put the icing on. Recipe doesn't call for milk in icing but that's what I used to a desired consistency. I probably wont make these again; however I liked the ease of making them and the oats added was a creative way to add with the peppermint taste. Tasted good only with coffee or hot chocolate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift together flour, salt & soda; set aside.
  2. Beat together butter, and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Blend in egg.
  4. Add flour mixture& mix well.
  5. Stir in mints and oats.
  6. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes at 350°F.
  7. Mix icing ingredients.
  8. Allow cookies to cool and then drizzle with icing.

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