Peppermint Kisses Christmas Cookie Recipe for Kids

Ready for a really fun and tasty Christmas recipe for kids? These Candy Cane Peppermint Kisses cookies are so much fun to make together!
Ready for a really fun and tasty Christmas recipe for kids? These Candy Cane Peppermint Kisses are so much fun to make together! Kids can help with the mixing and the decorating. Letting children help out with the holiday baking isn’t just a fun way to bond, it’s a great confidence booster.  Serve these holiday cookies at your Christmas parties or wrap them up in a nice tin for a homemade gift idea. Serve it with this North Pole Christmas Mocktail drink. Kids will go bananas!
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Peppermint Kisses Christmas Recipe for Kids

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Ingredients
  • 1 C unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • green white and red nonpareil  sprinkles.
  • peppermint bark Hershey kisses

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • In a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla, egg and peppermint extract
  • Add in the flour, cream of tartar and baking soda
  • Mix by hand until fully combined.
  • Add in a little bit more flour if dough is still sticky.
  • Take a small ice cream scoop and scoop out some dough.
  • Roll into a ball and then roll the dough ball in the sprinkles in a bowl until fully coated
  • Place onto tray and bake for 8-10 minutes
  • While cookies are baking, unwrap the kisses
  • When cookies are done, place a kiss on each cookie.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes before enjoying

Ready for a really fun and tasty Christmas recipe for kids? These Candy Cane Peppermint Kisses cookies are so much fun to make together!

Yeld: 32-48 cookies

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4.75 from 4 votes
Peppermint Kisses Christmas Cookies
Course: Christmas Recipe for Kids
Servings: 32 -48
Ingredients
  • 1 C unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 egg
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • green white and red nonpareil sprinkles.
  • peppermint bark Hershey kisses
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In a standing mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, vanilla, egg and peppermint extract
  3. Add in the flour, cream of tartar and baking soda
  4. Mix by hand until fully combined.
  5. Add in a little bit more flour if dough is still sticky.
  6. Take a small ice cream scoop and scoop out some dough.
  7. Roll into a ball and then roll the dough ball in the sprinkles in a bowl until fully coated
  8. Place onto tray and bake for 8-10 minutes
  9. While cookies are baking, unwrap the kisses
  10. When cookies are done, place a kiss on each cookie.
  11. Let cool for 15 minutes before enjoying

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These cookies are so pretty, don’t you think? Since Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a whole tray of delicious cookies to choose from, check out a few more of our favorites!

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Treat Santa (and your family) to a healthier spin on the traditional sugar cookie with these Honey Holiday Cookies! This is another fun Christmas recipe for kids that you can make together.

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There’s no rule that says Christmas cookies can’t have a healthy spin to them, right? These Oatmeal Raisin cookies are moist and delicious yet not as loaded with sugar or fat as you might think!

Do you have a favorite Christmas recipe for kids that you love to make together during the holidays? Share in the comments!

 

22 thoughts on “Peppermint Kisses Christmas Cookie Recipe for Kids”

  1. Those look yummy. I’m sure they taste good, too. I have not tried doing anything peppermint so I am excited to try this one at home.


  2. I totally Love Christmas and all the amazing ideas recipes, gifts etc, and these look like fun to make Awesome! 🙂

  3. These peppermint kisses look so adorable and yummy! My daughter loves to help me with the baking! Have to add this recipe to our cookie list.


  4. I am in love with those Christmas Cookies so much. They looks absolutely delicious, very much colorful with those green white and red nonpareil sprinkles and the peppermint bark in the middle makes it look amazing. My kids are going to love it right away!

  5. Christmas cookies make Christmas even more exciting for the kids! I really love this recipe, it’s adorable and it looks so good! YUM! All I need is a glass of milk.


  6. These peppermint kisses cookie recipe sounds amazing and the cookies look delicious. I love Christmas time for the decorations, the giving, and anything peppermint. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  7. Yup, this is the perfect recipe for kids. I know my trio would love to make these up with me. I will have to start collecting some Christmas recipes like this to make with the kiddos!

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