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Peppermint Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed peppermint candies 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugars.
Add the eggs, one at time, beating well after each addition.
Beat in vanilla.
Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
Stir in crushed candies.
Shape into a 15-in roll; wrap in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut into 1/8-in slices.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
Remove to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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