Cranmore Inn Peppermint Meltaway Bars


  • 1 cup butter, soften
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch

In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extract. In another bowl, whisk flour and cornstarch; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
Preheat oven to 350. Spread dough into ungreased 9×13 cookie sheet. Bake 9-11 minutes. Cool completely.


  • 2 tablespoons butter, soften
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup crushed peppermint candy

In a small bowl beat butter until creamy. Beat in milk, extract. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Spread over cookies, sprinkle with crushed candies.