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Crisp Peppermint Patties

 Crisp Peppermint Patties
Mint lovers will delight in every bite of these original crisp cookies. They not only taste wonderful, they're attractive as well.
60 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

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 McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.