Mint Candy-Filled Cookies

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  • 1 hr 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 25 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 48 servings

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3/4
cup chopped unwrapped thin rectangular créme de menthe candies

Frosting

2 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
to 2 drops green food color, if desired
2
to 3 tablespoons milk

Garnish

24
thin rectangular créme de menthe candies, unwrapped

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 3/4 cup chopped candies. Shape teaspoons of dough into balls; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  2. 2 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set and edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  3. 3 In small bowl, mix frosting ingredients until smooth, adding enough milk 1 teaspoon at a time until desired spreading consistency. Spread 1 teaspoon frosting on each cooled cookie. Cut each créme de menthe candy in half crosswise; cut each half diagonally into 2 triangles. Garnish each cookie with 2 candy triangles to form a tree.

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