Peppermint Crescents

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READY IN: 48mins
Recipe by Lvs2Cook

A festive cookie for the holidays! These would be great on your holiday cookie tray.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 1 tsp extract and salt; beat well.
  3. Gradually add flour, beating until blended.
  4. Divide dough into 3 portions; divde each portion into 12 pieces.
  5. Roll each piece into a 2 inch log and curve the ends to form a crescent shape.
  6. Place crescents on lightly greased baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 325º for 15 to 18 minutes or until they are lightly browned.
  8. Cool 5 minutes.
  9. Carefully roll warm cookies in sifted powdered sugar.
  10. Cool completely on wire racks.
  11. Stir together milk, remaining 1 cup powdered sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoons peppermint extract until smooth.
  12. Drizzle cookies with icing and then sprinkle with crushed candies, pressing them gently into icing.
  13. Store in aritight contrainers.

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