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Crunchy Peppermint Cookies


Follow my original (click here for that >>>) “shortbread cookie recipe” for these cookies making the additions noted.


  • 1 recipe Best Ever Shortbread Cookie Recipe
  • 2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/8 to 1/4 cup crushed candy cane or peppermint stick, as desired
  • reserved some of the crushed peppermint to sprinkle on top


  1. Make the cookies per the instructions for the Best Ever Shortbread.
    Add peppermint extract and crushed peppermint candy to the batter. 
    Sprinkle peppermint candy on top and bake as directed.