Old Fashioned Peppermint Sugar Cookies by DebbieMumm.com
1/2 c shortening
1/2 c butter, room temp.
1 c sugar
1 t vanilla
2 1/2 c sifted flour
1/2 t salt
1. Preheat oven to 325. Cream shortening and butter together. Add sugar, egg, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly.
2. Mix sifted flour and salt together. Add flour and salt to egg mixture. Mix well. Cover bowl of dough with foil and refrigerate until chilled (less than 30 minutes).
3. Using a rolling pin, roll out doug to1/4 " thick on a floured surface. Dip cookie cutter into flour and cut out cookies. Place cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet.
4. bake 11-15 minutes. Remove with spatula while still warm. Allow to cool. Decorate with peppermint glaze.
1 c powdered sugar
2-3 T milk
1/8 t peppermint extract
1 drop red food coloring
1/2 c crushed peppermint candy
Combine all ingredinets. Mix well. Drizzle over cooled cookies.