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prep:
30 mins
bake:
9 mins at 350°per batch
Yield:
48 cookies
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Peppermint Secrets

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Slice each dough piece in half and shape each piece into a ball (should have 48 balls). Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 8 minutes. Push a marshmallow half, cut side down, into each cookie; bake 1 minute more. Remove and cool on wire racks.

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  • Frost with Chocolate Frosting and sprinkle with crushed candies. Makes 48 cookies.

Nutrition Facts (Peppermint Secrets)

60 calories; total fat 2g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 4mg; sodium 1mg; potassium 23mg; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 0g; sugar 11g; protein 0g; vitamin a 49IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 0mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 0mg; iron 0mg.

Chocolate Frosting

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  • In a very large mixing bowl, beat butter, softened, and unsweetened cocoa powder with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in 2 cups powdered sugar until well combined. Gradually beat in milk and vanilla until well combined. Gradually beat in 6 cups powdered sugar. If necessary, beat in additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to reach spreading consistency.

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