butter mint cookies

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By Rose Sprunger
from Butler, IN

I made these cookies a few years ago for our Christmas party. Everyone liked them, and they were so easy to make. I am making these for Christmas this year, and I finally found the recipe again, so I thought I would share it on here.

serves 36, makes 3 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For butter mint cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • green colored crystal sugar

How To Make butter mint cookies

  • 1
    In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy.
  • 2
    Beat in extract.
  • 3
    Gradually add flour and mix well.
  • 4
    Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into balls.
  • 5
    Place 1 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten with a glass dipped in colored sugar.
  • 6
    Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until firm.
  • 7
    Remove to wire racks to cool

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