Peppermint Cookie Wands

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Shirl (J) 831

Perfect for that cookie swap you may want to join, or just a delightful addition to your holiday platter if goodies.

Top Review by PetesNina

These are a wonderful little cookie. I love making them with my kids and husband. They are great with finely chopped walnuts in place of the candy canes, too. I usually don't stress butter or margarine, but in these cookies make sure to use butter. It really makes all the difference.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine flour and salt in small bowl: set aside.
  2. In separate bowl, beat butter and sugar till fluffy; stir in vanilla.
  3. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  4. Refrigerate dough for 10 minutes.
  5. Roll dough into 3" wands; arrange on greased baking sheets.
  6. Bake 350 for 10-12 minutes; cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Melt chocolate chips and shortening together in small pan.
  8. Dip one end of each wand into chocolate; place on wax paper-lined sheets.
  9. Sprinkle dipped ends with crushed candies.
  10. Refrigerate 20 minutes to set.
  11. Time indicated does not include chill time.

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