Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Stylists: Mindi Shapiro, Ana Kelley

Make an easy peppermint cookie filling with ready-to-spread vanilla frosting, peppermint candy and peppermint extract, and spread the filling between chocolate waters. You can make these cookies ahead and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours.

Yield: Makes 10 sandwich cookies
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2/3 cup ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
  • 3 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candy
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 20 chocolate wafers


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients; spread mixture on half of chocolate wafers. Top with remaining chocolate wafers.
  2. Note: Cookies may be assembled in advance and refrigerated up to eight hours. (They will soften slightly.)
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