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Peppermint-Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 3-5 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 12 round peppermint candies, crushed, for decorating
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Other Ideas:
Cookies, Cutout cookies, Fondant
Ingredients
  • 1 (1-pound) package white fondant
  • Royal Icing
  • Bright-red or bright-pink gel-paste food coloring
  • 1 (6-inch) fluted Sugar Cookie Cutouts
  • Red or pink sanding sugar (optional)
  • White gel-paste food coloring
  • Red, pink, or white candy-coated chocolates, mini marshmallows, gumdrops, or Red Hots
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Chocolate-Peppermint Thumbprints

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Carrot Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots (from about 4 medium carrots)
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Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread coconut evenly on rimmed baking sheets; toast, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, about 10 minutes (or longer if darker color is desired). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let coconut cool completely.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread nuts evenly on a rimmed baking sheet; toast, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes (watch carefully to prevent burning). Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let nuts cool completely.
  • 1 pound medium carrots, peeled and finely grated
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use (or 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup walnuts or pecans, toasted and finely chopped (optional; how-to follows)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Sweetened shredded coconut, toasted (how-to follows), for decorating
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