peppermint meltaways

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By mary eckman
from selden, NY

these ar delcious !

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serves 3.5dozen
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For peppermint meltaways

  • 1 c
    butter softend
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cornstarch
  • FROSTING
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter softend
  • 1 1/2 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 2-3 dash
    red food coloring drops optional
  • 1/2 c
    crushed peppermint candies
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How To Make peppermint meltaways

  • 1
    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
    2. shape into 1 inch balls, place 2inch apart, on ungreased baking sheets bake at 350' for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks .
  • 3
    3. In a small bowl , beat butter until fluffy ,add the confectioners sugar , milk and extract ( and food coloring optional ) . Beat until smooth spread over cooled cookies , sprinkle with crushed candies , store in air tight container for freshness

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