Shortbread Peppermint Cookies
Holiday cookie time is here. These Shortbread Peppermint cookies are delicious and so easy to prepare! They will make any Holiday gathering a success (and a great dōTERRA introduction)!
• 2½ cups all purpose flour
• ¾ cups sugar
• 1 cup butter, cubed (and cold)
• 4 drops Peppermint
• more sugar to coat cookies before baking if desired Instructions
1. Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl. 2. Use a pastry blender to cut in butter into very fine crumbs. 3. Stir in the Peppermint. 4. Use your hands to knead the dough until it comes together and forms a ball. 5. Shape dough into a log about two inches in a diameter and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for two hours. 6. Preheat oven to 325F. 7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 8. Cut slices of cookie dough about ¼ inch thick and place on baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or just until cookies are set. Do not over bake.
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