1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup cornstarch
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/3 cup confectioner's sugar
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
GLAZE 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1-2 tbsp fat free milk
red food coloring
1. To make cookies place oven racks in upper and lower thirds of the oven and preheat to 350.
2. Combine flour, cornstarch, salt in a bowl. With an electric mixer on med speed, beat butter until creaming, about 1 min. Add confectioners sugar and peppermint extract, beat 4 mins. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mix, beating just until blended.
3. Form dough by tablespoonsfuls into 1 inch balls. Place balls on 2 large ungreased baking sheets 1 inch apart.
Bake until tops are firm 8-10 mins. Let cookies cool on baking sheets 3 mins., then transfer to racks and let cool completely.
4. To make the glaze, whisk confectioners sugar, 1 tbsp milk, and food coloring until smooth. Drizzle glaze evenly over cookies. Let stand until glaze sets about 30 mins. Cover and store at room temp up to 1 week.
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