Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Easy Pillsbury Peppermint Crunch Cookies

Pressed for time and need a treat to take to the office holiday party? Well, look no further! Here's a quick recipe from Pillsbury that's festive enough to celebrate the holidays with.


1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1 1/2 cups white vanilla baking chips or semisweet chocolate chips
8 round hard peppermint candies, crushed into pieces
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place dough into large bowl. Break into pieces. Knead in 1/4 cup of flour.
  3. Shape dough into 36 1-inch balls. Bake 10-14 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  4. Cool cookies completely.
  5. In small microwaveable bowl, combine vanilla chips and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  6. Microwave on Medium for 2-3 minutes. Stir at halfway point. Chips should be melted.
  7. Dip half of each cookie into melted chips mixture. Let excess drip off. Place on lined cookie sheet.
  8. Sprinkle each cookie with 1/2 teaspoon crushed peppermint cane.

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