From The Taste of Home Magazine
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 candy canes finely crushed
- 48 candy cane kisses (or milk chocolate kisses or chocolate mint patties)
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter an sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. In another bowl mix the flour baking powder and salt; gradually beat into the creamed mixture .
Shape into 1 inch balls; roll in the crushed candy canes. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 – 12 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Immediately press a kiss into the center of each cookie. (have kisses unwrapped to save time) Remove from pans, cool on wire rack.