Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening

  2. 1/4 cup sugar

  3. 1 egg

  4. 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  5. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  6. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  7. 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in candy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges of cookies just begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.


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