Peppermint Drops

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 3-4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 34
    cup butter, softened, no substitutes
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1
    cup miniature chocolate chip
  • 14
    teaspoon red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat in remaining ingredients except food coloring. if your food coloring comes in a dropper - do 4 drops. Mix just until the dough has red swirls - then STOP.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until bottoms start to turn light brown.
  • Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
  • If desired, dip half of each cookie in melted chocolate and place on waxed paper to dry.
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