A double dose of peppermint is always a good thing! These delights are like an over-sized after dinner mint all wrapped up in a cookie!
Step 1: Peppermint Dough
Peppermint Cookie Dough
6 T. butter
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. sugar
1 t. peppermint flavoring or extract
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 t. baking powder
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment cream butter and sugars.
Add egg and peppermint and mix well.
Sift in flour and baking soda and combine.
Divide dough into two equal halves.
Add red food coloring to one half of dough and knead until it is red.