Peppermint Snowball Cookies

PREP: 20 min; BAKE: 15 min/batch; COOL: 1 hr

1/4 cup finely crushed round hard peppermint candies (about 12 candies)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter,* softened
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup finely crushed round hard peppermint candies (about 12 candies)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Heat oven to 325. Mix 1/4 cup crushed candies and 1/4 cup
powdered sugar; reserve. Mix butter, 1/3 cup powdered sugar,
1/4 cup crushed candies and the vanilla in medium bowl.
Stir in flour and salt.

2. Shape dough by level measuring tablespoonfuls into balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately
remove from cookie sheet; roll in reserved candy mixture. Cool
completely on wire rack. Roll in candy mixture again.

*We recommend using only butter for more tender cookies.

Makes 32 cookies

Nutritional Info per 1 Cookie: 110 calories (55 calories from fat);
6 g fat (4 g saturated); 15 mg cholesterol; 60 mg sodium;
13 g carbohydrate (0 g dietary fiber); 1 g protein.
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