These cute card shaped cookies are very colorful and delicious. They are fun cookies to make with your kids this Christmas.
In large mixer bowl, combine all ingredients except flour. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low, add flour. Continue beating just until mixed (1-2 minutes). Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in waxed paper, refrigerate dough at least 2 hours.
Heat oven to 325 degrees. On lightly floured surface, roll 1 portion dough to 15- x 10-inch rectangle. Cut dough into 20 (3 x 2 1/2 inch) rectangles (cards) using pastry wheel or sharp knife. Cut out small shapes in center of each card using tiny cookie cutters, or sharp knife. Save cut-out shapes to decorate remaining dough.
Place cards on aluminum foil-lined cookie sheets. Fill cut-out center or cards with enough crushed candy to evenly fill holes. Keep candy separated by color, and mix colors as little as possible. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned and candy is melted. Let cool completely before removing from cookie sheets.
Roll second portion of dough in 15- x 10-inch rectangle. Cut into cards as directed above. Place tiny cut-out shapes of dough on each card. Decorate with colored sugars and candies. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
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