photo of Peppermint Cookies Recipe
crisco baking sticks butter flavor all-vegetable shortening
crushed peppermint candies, divided
How to Make Peppermint Cookies
1Preheat over to 350 degrees.
2Beat the shortening, brown sugar, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract in a large bowl, on medium speed. Beat in the egg.
3Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder and add to the shortening mixture at a low speed. Stir in 1/2 cup of the crushed peppermint candy.
4Shape the cookie dough into 1" balls, placing them 2" apart on a greased baking sheet.
5Bake 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned. Immediately sprinkle each cookie with about 1/7 tsp. of the remaining crushed peppermint candy.
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Posted: Sun, Jan 20, 2013