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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Kay's Peppermint Cookies

Here are all the cookies: (L-R) Kay's Peppermint Cookies, Toffee Grahams,(plain and chocolate covered), Christmas Sandies, and Benne (Pecan) Wafers.

Lisa brought these cookies to us one Christmas. The recipe was from her mother-in-law, Kay.

1 C butter                             1 1/2 C flour        
1 1/2 tsp vanilla                    1/4 tsp salt
1 C powdered sugar              1 C oats
1/4 cup crushed peppermints (about 10 mini-candy canes)
additional powdered sugar

Cream butter and vanilla. Add sugar, flour, and salt. Stir in oats, and candy. Form into 1-inch balls. Roll in additional powdered sugar and press each cookie with a fork.

Bake at 325o for 15 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Store in a tightly covered container.

Makes about 5 dozen small cookies

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