Peppermint Pats- Sweet Treat Saturday

Peppermint Pats
Peppermint Pats


  • ¾ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint flavoring
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup crushed hard peppermint candy
  • sugar


  1. Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk, beating well. Stir in flavorings. Gradually add flour; mix well. Stir in crushed candy.
  2. Shape mixture into 1 inch balls, and roll in sugar; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Remove immediately from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.

Makes 18 cookies

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Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
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