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Real Texas Peppermint Sandwich Cookies Part 2 Of 5

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Ramona Werst shares her recipe for Real Texas Peppermint Sandwich Cookies and shows how to make them.
Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cacao powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Peppermint extract 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For filling
  Candy canes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Marshmallow fluff 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cacao powder, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set side.
2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

MAKING
3. In a stand mixer, cream together butter and brown sugar.
4. While mixing continuously add in the eggs, vanilla extract and peppermint extract.
5. Add in the flour mixture and buttermilk to the mixer alternatively.
6. Scrape out the mixture and place in refrigerator until firm.
7. Take out the mixture and with teaspoon drop over the prepared baking sheet.
8. Bake cookies into the oven for 8 minutes.
9. Take out the cookies and let it cool over the cooling rack.
10. For filling – in a blender, coarsely blend the cane candies and set aside in a plate.
11. In a stand mixer, cream together butter, vanilla extract and marshmallow fluff.
12. Add in the powdered sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

FINALIZING
13. Spread the filling over a cookie and stick another cookie over it. Coat the edges with crushed candy canes.

SERVING
14. Serve the cookies with milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Texas
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peppermint Extract
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
15
Part 2 of the series on making these amazingly delicious cookie details the procedure to make the perfect dough. Watch and learn!

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