1/2 cup vanilla frosting
Red and yellow paste or gel food coloring
40 vanilla wafers
20 peppermint patties
1 teaspoon corn syrup
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Place 1/4 cup frosting in each of two small bowls. Tint one red and the other yellow.
Frost the bottoms of 20 vanilla wafers yellow; top with a peppermint patty. Spread with red frosting.
Brush tops of the remaining vanilla wafers with corn syrup; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Place over red frosting. Yield: 20 cookies.