Peppermint Balls – The Cookie Show 2010


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla flavoring
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup peppermint candy (crushed)


Blend together butter and sugar. Add egg, salt, and vanilla and mix.  Stir in flour and mix well.  Chill for 1 hour.  Mix powdered sugar and crushed peppermint (crush it to almost a powder) and set aside.  Form dough into 1-inch balls and bake at 375° on a lightly greased cookie sheet for 7-10 minutes.  Roll warm cookies in peppermint mixture.

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