"I found this cookie recipe in my Sunday paper while I was clipping coupons. Haven't tried yet, but they look really yummy!"
( no substitutes)
peppermint candy, crushed
1 -2 tablespoon
peppermint candies, crushed
Preheat oven to 300°F
Cream butter, sugar, crushed candy, and vanilla thoroughly using an electric mixer. Gradually blend in flour and cornstarch.
Form dough into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Gently press down on each cookie to flatten, either using fingers or a flat-bottomed drinking glass that has been dipped in sugar to prevent sticking.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until bottoms begin to brown.
Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
For frosting: combine powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly until frosting is smooth. Drizzle cookies with frosting and sprinkle with crushed candy.
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