These Peppermint Blossom Cookies are a simple peppermint sugar cookie rolled in colored sugar and mulit-colored nonpareils with a Hershey's Peppermint Kiss.
Peppermint Blossom Cookies
These Peppermint Blossom Cookies are a simple peppermint sugar cookie rolled in colored sugar and mulit-colored nonpareils with a Hershey's Peppermint Kiss.
Author: Lynne
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 10- ounce bag Hershey's peppermint kisses
  • green and red colored sugars
  • red green and white nonpareils
Instructions
  1. Unwrap 36 of the peppermint kisses, place into a bowl and put into the freezer. This will help them hold their shape better when placed onto the warm cookie.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together until light, about 3 minutes in the bowl of an electric mixer.
  4. Mix in the egg, peppermint and milk.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, salt and baking powder.
  6. add the flour mixture to the we ingredients and mix until well combined.
  7. Using tablespoons full of dough, roll into balls.
  8. Roll each ball into the colored sugars or nonpareils.
  9. Place onto prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
  10. Bake for 12 minutes.
  11. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet for one minute.
  12. Place a peppermint kiss into the middle of each cookie and move to wire cooling rack to cool and set.
Recipe Notes

The peppermint kisses melt VERY easily, so allow the cookies to cool just slightly before adding them to the cookies.