Christmas Peppermint Swirl Cookies

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Day Nine of 12 Days of Bake and Create is here!

To mark Day 9 I am sharing a simple but effective cookie recipe of peppermint cookies

Ingredients

125 grams of butter, softened

1/2 Cup Caster Sugar

2 Cups Self Raising Flour

1 Egg

2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

2 teaspoons red food colouring

 

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper

2.Combine butter, caster sugar and vanilla extract into a bowl and use an electric mixer to mix cream ingredients together

3.Add Self Raising Flour to the mixture and allow to combine for 1 minute

4. Add egg to the mixture and all mixture to combine until a ball of dough is formed

5. Divide Ball in half and return half to mixer and add food colouring and mix for another minute

6. With the other half roll out onto baking paper into a rectangle approx 2mm thick

7. Repeat with the red dough

8. Place the red dough over the other dough and cut edges to match

9. Roll the dough to create the swirl log

10. Cut the cookies 1mm thick and place on a baking tray

11. Place in the over for 12 minutes

12. Allow to cool

Makes 15 cookies

DAY ONE – CRANBERRY AND WHITE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

DAY TWO – POLYMER CLAY WREATH ORNAMENT

DAY THREE – BUTTON CHRISTMAS TREE CARD 

DAY FOUR – POLYMER CLAY BANNER ORNAMENT 

DAY FIVE – FELT SANTA ORNAMENT

DAY SIX – DIY SHARPIE CHRISTMAS MUG

DAY SEVEN – DIY NEON CHRISTMAS DECORATION 

DAY EIGHT – CANDY CANE AND BROWNIE TRUFFLES