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White Peppermint Snowballs

Prep: 20 minutes; Cook: 9 minutes.

Health DECEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes 48 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Ingredients

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough (at room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, divided

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°. Cut sugar cookie dough into 8 pieces. Combine the dough pieces, 1/4 cup crushed hard peppermint candies, and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in a bowl or electric mixer. Let the mixture chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Coat hands in flour, and roll chilled dough into 1/2-inch diameter balls. Place the balls 2 inches apart on parchment paper–lined baking sheets. Bake for 9-10 minutes or until set. Cool cookies slightly on cooling rack. While cookies are still warm, sprinkle the tops with 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons crushed hard peppermint candies.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 61
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 42mg
  • Calcium: 8mg
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