Holiday Peppermint Cookies
 
Ingredients
Cookies
  • 1 c. butter
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. peppermint extract
  • ¼ t. salt
  • 3 c. flour
  • ½ c. crushed peppermints
Icing
  • ¾ c. powdered sugar
  • 5 t. water
  • 2 T. crushed peppermints
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar with a mixer until smooth.
  3. Add the egg and mix completely.
  4. Mix in the flour and salt until they are just combined. Don't over mix.
  5. Gently stir in the ½ c. of crushed peppermints.
  6. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until they are firm.
  8. Once the cookies are cooled completely mix the powdered sugar and water together until smooth.
  9. Drizzle over the top of each cookie and sprinkle with more peppermints.
Recipe by Upstate Ramblings at http://www.upstateramblings.com/holiday-peppermint-cookies/