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Buttermint Sugar Cookies
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1 cup soft pastel buttermints

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

Decorator sugar, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place buttermints and 1/2 cup sugar into resealable plastic food bag or between sheets of waxed paper. Crush with rolling pin or meat mallet.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine mint mixture and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in decorator sugar, if desired. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Tip #1

Buttermints can also be crushed in a food processor bowl fitted with metal blade.

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