Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Peppermint Meltaways




1c butter, softened
1/2c. powdered sugar
1/2tsp. peppermint extract
1 1/4c. flour
1/2c. cornstarch

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350degrees for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Frosting:

2 Tbsp butter, softened
1 1/2c. powdered sugar
2 Tbsp milk
1/4tsp. peppermint extract
1/2 c. crushed peppermint candies or canes

Beat butter until fluffy. Add the sugar, milk, peppermint extract. Beat until smooth. Spread over cooled cookies; sprinkle with crushed candies.

2 comments:

nicole said...

I didn't get any. :*(

Holy said...

Wow this is fantastic, Really like this series!These are fabulous and so fun! Yet another fantastic job. Very Sweet, I love it!This is so inviting! Yummy!

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