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Pink Peppermint Cookies


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Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
10-12 drop red food color
1 egg
1-3/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 Tbs. chocolate-flavored syrup
1/4 cup flour


In large bowl, beat sugar and 3/4 cup margarine until light and fluffy.


Add peppermint extract, food color and egg; blend well.


Lightly spoon flour


into measuring cup; level off. S


tir in 1-3/4 cups flour, baking soda, cream of


tartar and salt.


Shape into smooth ball.


Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1-2 hours for easier handling.


Meanwhile, in small bowl mix 1/4 cup margarine, chocolate syrup and 1/4 cup flour with fork until well combined.


Spoon mixture into decorating bag with small writing tip; set aside.


Heat oven to 375.


Shape dough into 3/4" balls.


Place balls 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in flour, flatten each with 1-1/2" round.


Pipe chocolate-flour mixture on top of each cookie in simple holiday design.


Bake 5-7 minutes or until set.


Immediately remove from cookie sheets.


Pairs Well With


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