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Crisp Peppermint Patties Recipe

Crisp Peppermint Patties Recipe

Mint lovers will delight in every bite of these original crisp cookies. They not only taste wonderful, they're attractive as well.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:60 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 package (12 ounces) chocolate-covered peppermint patties, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, melted peppermint patties and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • 2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the surface cracks. Cool for 1-2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: 5 dozen.