Peppermint Meltaways Recipe

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Peppermint Meltaways

Rose M. Helle

By
@recipes4fun

A Taste of Home delight - so pretty for Christmas!


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Serves:

42 servings

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 tsp
peppermint extract
1-1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cornstartch

FROSTING

2 Tbsp
butter, softened
1-1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 tsp
peppermint extract
2-3
red food coloring drops,opt
1/2 c
crushed peppermint candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
2
Shape into 1-in balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
3
In a small bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add the confectioners' sugar, milk, extract and coloring if desired; beat until smooth. Spread over cooled cookies; sprinkle with crushed candies. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy