Peppermint Crescents

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READY IN: 48mins
Recipe by Lvs2Cook

A festive cookie for the holidays! These would be great on your holiday cookie tray.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add 2/3 cup powdered sugar, 1 tsp extract and salt; beat well.
  3. Gradually add flour, beating until blended.
  4. Divide dough into 3 portions; divde each portion into 12 pieces.
  5. Roll each piece into a 2 inch log and curve the ends to form a crescent shape.
  6. Place crescents on lightly greased baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 325º for 15 to 18 minutes or until they are lightly browned.
  8. Cool 5 minutes.
  9. Carefully roll warm cookies in sifted powdered sugar.
  10. Cool completely on wire racks.
  11. Stir together milk, remaining 1 cup powdered sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoons peppermint extract until smooth.
  12. Drizzle cookies with icing and then sprinkle with crushed candies, pressing them gently into icing.
  13. Store in aritight contrainers.

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