Peppermint Candy Canes

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We wanted to take the candy cane concept—the big peppermint flavor, the hooked shape, and the bold stripes—and reimagine it in cookie form.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Perfect Cookie

SERVESMakes about 72 cookies

TIME1¾ hours, plus 2¼ hours chilling and 20 minutes cooling

Peppermint Candy Canes
The Perfect Cookie

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from The Perfect Cookie

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Red-and-white-striped candy canes are probably the most iconic sweet of the holiday season, but on their own they aren't all that interesting. Two teaspoons of peppermint extract ably flavored basic butter cookies with a smooth, cool pepper...

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