Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Spray the inside of each cookie cutter with cooking spray. Lay cookie cutters on baking sheet and fill with a layer of peppermints. Bake for 5-10 minutes.Lightly coat a toothpick with cooking spray and use it to make a hole in each group of candies. Let candy sit inside cookie cutter until it re-hardens, then carefully pull the cutter away from the candy and pop out your ornament.
Raspberry Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies - Ridiculously simple, and people will fight each other for the last one on the plate. Also good drizzled with a little melted white chocolate to up the fancy factor.
Crayon shavings or chunks in glass ornaments, heated up to melt and swirl. I definitely would prefer this over the acrylic paint that you have to drain after swirling, messing up the paint's effect so that it blends too much. This is a definite have-to this year!