Sugar Cookie Peppermint Bark

Sugar Cookie Peppermint Bark

Best Ever Sugar Cookies Base Recipe

1 cup butter

2/3 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

½ teaspoon salt

2 ½ cups white flour


1) Cream together butter and sugar.

2) Beat in egg and vanilla. Then add flour and salt.

3) Mix until ball forms. Chill for 1-3 hours.

4) Divide dough in half. Roll out each piece of dough to ¼ inch thick between two pieces of parchment paper into 2 large rectangles. Peel off the top parchment paper.

4) Bake in a 350 F oven on a parchment covered pan for 10-12 minutes. The large cookie should be light brown. Cool.

To make the Sugar Cookie Peppermint Bark

5) On your large rectangular cookie, spread 1 cup of melted milk chocolate. Sprinkle crushed candy cane or skor bits on top.

6) Refrigerate until completely cool.

7) Break into bite size pieces like you would chocolate bark.

Decorating – Place in candy bags and tie with a ribbon.

These are so good they may never make it to the candy bags to give away. Its also a super easy way to to do some of your Christmas Baking.

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