Day 6 of our 12 Days of Cookies features one of our favorite Peppermint Cookie recipes. These are beautifully festive as well as an excellent tasting cookie. Enjoy!
PEPPERMINT FILLED CHRISTMAS TREES
1 cup butter (2 sticks)
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. almond extract
green food coloring
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, extract and coloring. Gradually blend in flour.
Fill cookie press and use the tree plate. Form onto baking sheet. Bake 8-11 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Combine above ingredients stirring in only enough milk to make of spreading consistency.
Spread 1 tsp. filling on a cookie’s flat side. Top with another cookie.
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