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Two Easy Holiday Cookie Recipes

Need a last minute holiday cookie recipe? These two easy and delicious holiday cookies are classic and festive – and don’t take long to make. Peanut butter blossoms are dressed up by rolling them in cinnamon sugar and topping with caramel kisses, and a basic drop cookie is adorned with chocolate and crushed peppermint candy. Perfect treat for family or friends–or Santa!

Peanut Butter Blossoms with Caramel Kisses

1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup creamy unsalted peanut butter
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 T milk
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Cinnamon sugar for rolling
About 36 Hershey’s Kisses caramel kisses, unwrapped

Basic drop cookie with chocolate – mint dip

8 tablespoons (113g) butter, room temperature
1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon (85g) granulated sugar
1/3 cup (71g) brown sugar, light or dark, packed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups (177g) unbleached all purpose flour
1 T (28g) milk, optional

Chocolate mint coating
6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips
1 T coconut oil
1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy

Once cookies are cool, melt chocolate in coconut in microwave, 10 seconds at a time until melted and smooth. Dip cookies into chocolate and then place on parchment paper and sprinkle on mint. Chill in fridge or freezer about 10 minutes until chocolate is hardened.