Frosted Taffy Stars
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Sticks)|
|Light molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|10x confectioners' powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Silver candies||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1. Beat butter or margarine with molasses in medium-size bowl with electric mixer at medium speed; stir in 1 teaspoon of the vanilla. Gradually blend In flour. Chill overnight.
2. Roll out, a small amount at a time, to 1/4 ihch thickness on lightly floured pastry cloth or board. Cut out with 2-inch cutter. Place on cookie sheets.
3. Bake in slow oven (325°) 15 minutes, or until firm. Remove from cookie'sheets with spatula; cool completely on wire racks.
4. Blend 10X sugar, water, and remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth in small bowl. Frost cookies; decorate centers with silver candies. Store in tin between wax paper.