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Peppermint Candy Sandwich Cookies

I love to include a little homemade treat in teacher's gifts and hostess gifts. These delicious lovelies come together in 15 minutes, and never fail to charm. Store in an air-tight container at room temperature.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    20 sandwich cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely crushed peppermint candies
  • 1 package (9 ounces) chocolate wafers

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat butter, shortening and extracts until blended. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until thick and creamy. Stir in candies.
  • Spread about 1 tablespoon mixture on bottoms of half of the cookies. Cover with remaining cookies.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich cookie: 154 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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