Sugar cookies are one of the most popular holiday cookie recipes p- they’re easy to make and the kids can help decorate them. Here is a simple sugar cookie recipe with a minty twist! All you have to do is add a Hershey’s Peppermint Bark bell in each cookie by either pressing on top, or rolling the dough around the bell for a minty twist on a holiday cookie favourite.

Peppermint Sugar Cookies


¾ cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 package Hershey’s Peppermint Bark bells

Peppermint Sugar Cookies


In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll dough into 2 inch balls. Place cookies 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Press a Hershey’s Peppermint Bark bell in the center of each cookie. Bake for about 10 minutes.


Peppermint Sugar Cookies

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

Peppermint Sugar Cookies


Maria Lianos-Carbone is the author of “Oh Baby! A Mom’s Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year”, and publisher of, a leading lifestyle blog for women.


  1. We’ve been making the classic sugar cookies all December long but I think we will switch it up and try out this recipe. It sounds delicious!

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