• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    With this convenient recipe, you get four different kinds of cookies from just one batch of dough. The cutouts, peppermint balls, spicy fruit balls and chocolate slices are enough to fill up a Christmas treat tray. —Dawn Fagerstrom, Warren, Minnesota

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups butter, softened
    • 1-1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 5 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR CUTOUTS:
    • Sprinkles, jimmies or colored sugar, optional
    • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR PEPPERMINT BALLS:
    • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
    • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
    • Red colored sugar, optional
    • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR SPICY FRUIT BALLS:
    • 1/2 cup dried currants
    • 1/2 cup chopped mixed candied fruit
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • Confectioners' sugar, optional
    • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS FOR CHOCOLATE SLICES:
    • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 108
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 68 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.17%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 9 mg 3.02%
    • Sodium: 45 mg 1.86%
    • Calcium: 7 mg 0.65%
    • Potassium: 15 mg 0.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.31%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.31%
    • Vitamin C 0.2%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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