Peppermint Sugar Cookies

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– 1 cup butter, softened

– 1 and 3/4 cups Granulated Sugar

– 1 Egg

– 1 tsp Peppermint Extract

– 2.5 cups AP Flour

– 1/2 tsp baking powder

– Your Favorite White Icing

– Crushed Candy Cane, for garnish

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and peppermint extract until smooth.

In a separate bowl, whisk together flour and baking powder. Beat into wet ingredients until just combined.

Bake until slightly golden. Let cool completely. Frost the cookies once cool and garnish with crushed candy canes.