1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup hard peppermint candies, crushed
Powdered sugar for rolling
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Beat butter, ½ cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed.
Mix ¼ cup of the crushed peppermint candies in with the flour and salt and save the remaining candies.
Stir in the flour mixture.
Shape the dough into 1-inch balls.
Place about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8-9 minutes or until set but not brown.
Immediately remove from the cookie sheet and roll in powdered sugar.
Wait 10 minutes then roll in the remaining candy; reroll if desired.