We wish we could say that these are far and away better than the Keebler Grasshoppers you can buy at the grocery store. They're good...but they're a bit of effort. Not back-breaking effort, mind you. Just more work than we like to put into food.
1/4 cup cornstarch
6 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
1/2 cup butter or margarine
Bake for 12 to 13 minutes. Cool on wire rack.