Millie DeAnda: This was a very easy recipe and it is delicious! Actually more tasty than I thought it would be! I was disappointed in the overall look, for some reason I thought it would be a prettier cookie!
Seth W.: Unlike your blog a deadly dull event. It was not nearly offensive as it could have been.
Ellen: This is a great go-to holiday cookie. My four-year-old daughter liked helping roll the dough into balls, then rolling them in the candy. Not as pretty as the magazine picture, but very yummy!
Jenny Werwa: These cookies will pair well with an ugly Christmas sweater and last year's Uggs. Traditional in spirit with a comfortable modern flair.
ChefKatieCooks: I normally like to keep my cookies and candies separate, but these cookies work. The recipe is easy to follow, and the result is chewy, minty, sugar cookie goodness.
Leslie K: Would recommend recipe as an activity in anger management therapy with all the peppermint smashing. I won't be a repeat offender with this cookie.
Sarah G.: "A kid-friendly cookie recipe that tastes better than it looks. Nice crunch but you do end up with candy stuck to your teeth."
Eliza B: These are very easy to make but a little too sweet for my taste. They'd go well with some salty hot chocolate to balance them out.
IslandSarah: Does the cookie have the measles (yuck) or is it just festive? If you adore very sweet peppermint candies (we don't), this provides a more easily chewed way to get a lot of that flavor.
CeriM: Using my regular cookie scoop the recipe only made 18 and they took longer to bake. Since nobody in the family is a fan I won't be making them again.
Shari A.T. - Chicago: Delicious, peppermint sugar cookie. Suggest serving to Santa with milk, or enjoying with your favorite warm cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa. Next time I'd like to try using candy canes instead, crushing peppermint discs proved incredibly difficult.
Colleen and Dave: Incredibly sweet; we think a three-year old might like it. Could be improved upon but it is late and that is another conversation - seriously, Martha Stewart? An intervention may be required here.
Libby - At first I was a little skeptical of these cookies, since I'm not a big fan of dates, but I was pleasantly surprised with this twist on the traditional Mexican Wedding Cake/Snowball cookie. However, with the added expense of Medjool dates (that did not add much, flavor-wise), I would stick with your traditional Mexican Wedding Cake/Snowball recipe.
Anne M: I found the taste a bit too minty but my family liked them and finished them off in an evening. They are a bit cake like and I think would be really good rolled in nuts rather than candies.
Jana M: The idea of chunks of hard candy on a cookie was not appealing to me, but the crushed pieces actually melt into yummy thin layers of crunchy peppermint. Shape the refrigerated dough into balls and then let sit for a few minutes so the coating will stick more easily.