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Holiday Melting Moments

Enjoy these delicious cookies topped with vanilla frosting - perfect dessert to be served in your party.

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  • Prep Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter, softened (do not use margarine)
1
egg yolk
1
cup plus 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup cornstarch
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/8
teaspoon salt

Vanilla Frosting

1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 teaspoons milk
2
candy canes, about 6 inches long, finely crushed

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Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter and egg yolk with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cornstarch, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the cocoa and salt. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix all frosting ingredients except candy canes with spoon until smooth and spreadable. Frost cookies; sprinkle with crushed candy canes.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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