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Butter Mint Sugar Cookie

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“This was passed on to me by a friend. At the top she had witten: This buttermint sugar cookie recipe is not your common sugar cookie. You like something a little different, so this one is for you." I'm not exactly sure just how she meant that but it sounds good.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. Place buttermints and a 1/2 cup granulated sugar in a sturdy plastic sandwich bag and crush with rolling pin, meat mallet, or hammer.
  4. In a large bowl, combine crushed mint mixture with butter, with an electric mixer set at medium speed, beat for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add egg and vanilla extract; continue beating until well mixed.
  6. Reduce speed to low, and add gradually add flour mixture. Beat until well mixed.
  7. Shape balls into 1-inch balls; roll in decorator sugar if desired. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. Immediately remove cookies and transfer to a cooling surface.

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