Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, beat shortening, egg and peppermint extract until smooth and creamy.
Stir in cake mix
Dough will be crumbly
Shape teaspoon of dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on parchment paper line cookie sheets.
Press with bottom of glass to about 1/4 inch thick.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies start to crack.
Remove cookies from oven; immediately sprinkly with crushed peppermint candies on top.
Press candy into soft cookie.
Cool on wire cooling racks.
Makes about 2 dozen
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (59g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 183 (65%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 20.3g||27 %|
|Saturated Fat 8.5g||42 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8.2g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.1g|
|Cholesterol 62.7mg||19 %|
|Sodium 25.4mg||1 %|
|Potassium 49.5mg||1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 22.9g||7 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 22.4g|
|Protein 2.2g||3 %|
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Calories per serving: 282
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