Whole Wheat, Peppermint Sugar Cookies


I’m going to admit that the look wasn’t really what I was going for – but the taste sure is!  So if you get a better looking cookie than I do – I’d love to see it! 🙂


  • 2 3/4 cups freshly milled all-purpose flour (half hard white, half soft white wheat)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt
  • 1 1/4 cups butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Peppermint Pieces Crushed

wondermill and mix smaller

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  3. Use the WonderMix to cream together the butter and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla.
  5. Gradually add the dry mixed ingredients until just blended.
  6. Roll out the dough into a rectangular shaped sheet.
  7. IMG_2614Now spread the Peppermint Pieces over 4/5ths of the surface.
  8. IMG_2620Roll the dough up into a tube shape with peppermint on the inside.
  9. Now slice off a piece of dough for each cookie.
  10. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheets and smoosh a bit together make sure they don’t come apart as they bake.
  11. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned at the edges.
  12. Keep on baking sheet for 2 minutes of cooling before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


About Donna Miller

Donna Miller is a believer and follower of The Risen Messiah, the wife of 30 years to the love of her life Joseph, and the mother of three, amazing home-school graduates. She’s now been further blessed, as her family has grown with the additions of a daughter-in-law and a new son-in-law.

The Millers are the owners of Millers Grain House, the founders of PREPARE Magazine and the Organizers of the WNC Preparedness Group in Asheville, NC.

Donna is the hostess of the three popular internet radio podcasts: “Surviving on Shoestrings”, “The Back to Basics Kitchen” and “Your Preparation Station” found on Blog Talk Radio, Stitcher and iTunes. She also hosts a popular YouTube Channel that she hopes will help encourage others to enJOY playing with healthy food and saving money.

Donna is a sought-after speaker and trainer, a published author and a freelance writer for multiple blog and recipe sites. She teaches local classes & ladies retreats and also travels to teach hands-on lost skills to others.

Donna’s deepest desire through all of these endeavors is that God be Glorified as she shares. Her mission is to help “prepare you and your kitchen with tools, tips, skills and encouragement.”

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