Edible Peppermint Cookie Spoons!

How to Make Edible Cookie Spoons with Peppermint Frosting!  

Happy Holidays, ya’ll! I’m excited to share a cute and easy holiday dessert recipe with you that is perfect for all those holiday gatherings! This is a perfect year-round treat too (add sprinkles for birthdays)! These truly are so easy! For all my savory lovers, try making these with pie crust or puff pastry then topping with herb cheese. Yum! Serve them up on a tray or cake stand as the perfect little “spoonful of sugar” to end the night! You could also dip the spoons in chocolate and top with golden sprinkles for New Year’s Eve. You get the idea – endless possibilities! That’s my kind of recipe!

For the spoon shape, I used this cookie cutter found here on Amazon. You only need one and it’s totally worth the $2.95! I also noticed this spoon, fork, & knife set that would be super cute too! You could also draw out your own on parchment paper and use a sharp knife to cut each one out!

Edible Peppermint Cookie Spoons!


    For The Cookies:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks salted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Cookie Recipe is from the fabulous Bake at 350 (and only slightly adapted). Visit her site, she's the cookie master, and I adore her!
  • For the Frosting:
  • 1 stick butter, room temperature
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream (or milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • crushed candy cane for garnish


    For The Cookies:
  1. Cream together sugar and butter in electric mixer. Add egg and extracts.
  2. In separate bowl, combine all-purpose flour and baking powder.
  3. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the bowl, combining until mixed (will be crumbly).
  4. Combine dough into a ball and roll out on flour. I find it easiest to roll out on parchment paper, cut out shapes, then peel away extra dough, leaving your cut-out shapes ready for baking right on the parchment paper.
  5. Roll up aluminum foil into a long thin shape and place handles over it to give spoons a real shape!
  6. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until slightly golden.
  7. For the Frosting:
  8. Cream butter in electric mixer on medium for 1 minute. Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until thoroughly mixed.
  9. Add peppermint frosting and heavy cream and beat again for 2-3 minutes or until thoroughly mixed.
  10. Top the cookie spoons with a dollop of frosting and a garnish of crushed candy cane!

Here is another close-up! You might want to make an extra batch, these cuties will go FAST! Enjoy!

How to Make Edible Cookie Spoons with Peppermint Frosting!



  1. 1

    How stinkin’ cute!! This is just adorable and has “Courtney” written all over it!

  2. 2

    These are absolutely precious. I love this idea and it’s so creative but then you always have creative posts. Fun stuff!
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  3. 3

    Oh Courtney I just love these spoons and am going to make them for Christmas! thanks for sharing!!

  4. 4
    Terri Inman says:

    My heart rate just went up 20 beats!!! I was needing some snack inspiration for Breakfast With Santa coming up in December and this WOULD BE PERFECT! We have around 200 children come to the breakfast and I’m always looking for cute crafts and snack ideas to include on the Hot Chocolate Bar. The kids are going to go CRAZY over these spoons. Gonna start making them now and put them in the freezer.

  5. 6
    A. Sanborn says:

    Pinned this from Pinterest and did a spontaneous purchase from the link posted below for the cute cookie spoon cutter since AMAZON was sold out! Hoping for a hit with the cookie of yours for Christmas gifts.

    • 7

      Check back again at Amazon. They had several spoon cookie cutters. I got one with a little more detail for even less!

  6. 8

    This is the cutest idea!! You’re so clever!
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  7. 9

    These are so amazing and creative! I seriously love peppermint so peppermint and cookies is a perfect combo!
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