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Peppermint Shortbread Cream Cheese Cookie Sandwiches
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10 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 2HRS

Peppermint Shortbread Cream Cheese Cookie Sandwiches

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Peppermint Shortbread would be amazing on its own - but when you add some sweet and tangy cream cheese filling to the party, you have a new creature entirely. Perfect for the holidays or a when a peppermint (or shortbread) craving strikes!
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Olive and Artisan
Hi, I'm Karlee! Recipe developer, writer, photographer and pun making extraordinaire. I’m passionate about developing mouth watering recipes that are balanced with amazing flavor combos.
https://www.oliveandartisan.com/
Peppermint Shortbread would be amazing on its own - but when you add some sweet and tangy cream cheese filling to the party, you have a new creature entirely. Perfect for the holidays or a when a peppermint (or shortbread) craving strikes!
2HRS
Total Time
$0.62
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Peppermint Shortbread
Unsalted Butter
3 sticks
Unsalted Butter, room temperature
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
plus extra for dusting
Salt
1 pinch
Peppermint Extract
2 tsp
Peppermint Extract
Americolor® Dusty Rose Food Coloring
2 drops
Americolor® Dusty Rose Food Coloring
Cream Cheese Filling
Cream Cheese
1/2 cup
Cream Cheese
Butter
4 Tbsp
Butter, softened
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
496
Fat
29.8 g
Protein
3.9 g
Carbs
51.9 g
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Olive and Artisan
Hi, I'm Karlee! Recipe developer, writer, photographer and pun making extraordinaire. I’m passionate about developing mouth watering recipes that are balanced with amazing flavor combos.
https://www.oliveandartisan.com/

Author's Notes

Makes 24-26 cookies.
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Cream the Unsalted Butter (3 sticks), Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 cup), Salt (1 pinch), Peppermint Extract (2 tsp) and Americolor® Dusty Rose Food Coloring (2 drops) together until smooth.
step 2
Add the All-Purpose Flour (3 cups) at once and mix until combined.
step 2 Add the All-Purpose Flour (3 cups) at once and mix until combined.
step 3
Place dough between to large pieces of parchment and roll out about 1/4-inch thick. Place in the fridge on an even surface, and chill for 30 minutes.
step 4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 5
Cut dough into circles using a small biscuit cutter. Place the cookie back in the fridge for another 10 minutes if they start to soften. Arrange on a cookie sheet a few inches apart.
step 5 Cut dough into circles using a small biscuit cutter. Place the cookie back in the fridge for another 10 minutes if they start to soften. Arrange on a cookie sheet a few inches apart.
step 6
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool on the cookie sheet.
step 7
In a standing mixer, cream the Cream Cheese (1/2 cup) and Butter (4 Tbsp) until smooth and uniform. Add in the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and continue to cream for another minute. Place into a piping bag.
step 8
Pipe the frosting onto half of the cookies and sandwich them together. Dust with powdered sugar and serve!
step 8 Pipe the frosting onto half of the cookies and sandwich them together. Dust with powdered sugar and serve!
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Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Cookies
Vegetarian
Dessert
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