*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Mint Moments
 
 Recipe By     : Easiest-Ever Holiday Meals
 Serving Size  : 36   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : All Newly Typed Not Shared       Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           butter -- softened
      3/4  cup           cornstarch
      1/3  cup           powdered sugar
    1      cup           all purpose flour
    3      Tablespoons   finely crushed peppermint candy
    3      Tablespoons   powdered sugar
 
 In large bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy.  Add cornstarch and 1/3
 cup powdered sugar; beat at low speed until moistened.  Beat at high speed
 until light and fluffy.
 
 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.  Add flour; mix until
 dough forms.  Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier
 handling.
 
 Heat oven to 350.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls.  Place 1 inch apart on
 ungreased cookie sheets.
 
 Bake at 350 for 9 to 15 minutes or until cookies are very light golden brown.
  Cool 1 minute.  Remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks.
 
 In small bowl, combine candy and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar; carefully roll
 warm cookiesin mixture. 
 
 Makes 3 dozen cookies.
 
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