Ww Peppermint Crisscross Cookies

Recipe by sissylyne
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 36 cookies




  • Place oven racks in upper and lower thirds of oven and preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a meduim bowl. With electric mixer on med speed, beat butter until creamy, about 1 minute.
  • Add sugar and beat until well blended, about 4 minutes.
  • Reduce speed to low. Beat in egg and vanilla until blended.
  • Add flour mixture, beating until well blended.
  • Stir in crushed candies.
  • Form dough by tablespoonfulls into 1-inch balls.
  • Place balls on 2 large ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart. Firmly press top of each cookie with tines of fork to form crisscross pattern.
  • bake until cookies are golden on bottom and firm in center, 14-15 minutes, rotating baking sheets halfway through baking time. Let cookies cool slightly on baking sheets, about 3 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks and let cool completely. If making ahead, trasfer to airtight containers with wax paper between layers. Cover and store room temperature up to 1 week or freeze up to 1 month.