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peppermint shortbread

Recipe by
Sheryl Little
Sherwood, AR

A family favorite for Christmas.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peppermint shortbread

  • 1/2 lb.
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 2-2/3 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups
    crushed or coarsely chopped soft peppermint candy

How To Make peppermint shortbread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spray a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, cream butter with sugar until well blended.
  • 3
    Add flour, a small amount at a time (about 1/4 cup each time), stirring into a stiff batter.
  • 4
    Fold crushed candy into batter and press batter evenly into prepared baking pan.
  • 5
    Place in oven and bake for 45 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • 6
    Cut into bars and cool. Store in airtight containers.