• Top 10 Winter Cookies 08

    From Dave Drum@1:2320/105 to All on Sat Jan 13 15:43:00 2024
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    Title: Peppermint Meltaways
    Categories: Cookies, Snacks, Candy
    Yield: 30 servings

    1 c Butter; softened
    1/2 c Confectioners sugar
    1/2 ts Peppermint extract
    1 1/4 c A-P flour
    1/2 c Cornstarch

    2 tb Butter; softened
    2 tb 2% milk
    1/4 ts Peppermint extract
    2 (to 3) drops red food
    - coloring; opt
    1 1/2 c Confectioners' sugar
    1/2 c Crushed peppermint candies

    In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar
    until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. Beat in extract. In
    another bowl, whisk flour and cornstarch; gradually beat
    into creamed mixture. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes
    or until firm enough to handle.

    Set oven @ 350-|F/175-|C.

    Shape dough into 1" balls; place 2" apart on
    ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until
    bottoms are light brown. Remove from pans to wire racks
    to cool completely.

    In a small bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in milk,
    extract and, if desired, food coloring. Gradually beat
    in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread over
    cookies; sprinkle with crushed candies. Store in an
    airtight container.

    Denise Wheeler, Newaygo, Michigan

    Makes: abour 2 1/2 dozen

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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