Peppermint & White Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Peppermint & White Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Perfect for the 4th of July, these patriotic sugar cookies combine white chocolate and peppermint!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup peppermints, crushed
  • 10 ounces white chocolate
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 2 cups confectioner''s sugar
  • blue food coloring (optional)
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