White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
  • prep: 1 hr 30 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are the perfect balance of refreshing mint and creamy frosting!

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • ½ teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 egg
    • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
    • Red gel food coloring (liquid food coloring is okay too, you'll just need a lot more)
    • 6 ounces white chocolate (good quality chocolate, not candy melts or "vanilla" chips)
    • 3 to 4 cups powdered sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • Heavy cream (or milk)
    • Finely chopped peppermint candy (like Hershey's candy cane kisses - this is the one I used, candy canes, or Andes peppermint crunch baking chips)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 4412 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 155 g 237.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 42 g 207.55%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 57 mg 19%
    • Sodium: 2954 mg 123.08%
    • Calcium: 324 mg 32.36%
    • Potassium: 1612 mg 46.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 56.75%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 754 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 64.64%
    • Sugar: 590 g
    • Protein: 72 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 33 g
    • Vitamin A 14.93%
    • Vitamin C 0.64%
    • Vitamin D 7.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat27
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs40
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total16 oz-eq

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