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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Stunzi
Added: Monday, March 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C butter, softened
1/2 C shortening
1 C powdered sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp red food coloring
1/2 C crushed candy canes
1/2 C sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 375.

2. Mix butter, shortening, powdered sugar, egg, almond extract and vanilla. Blend in flour and salt.

3. Divide dough in half, blend food coloring into one half.

4. Shape 1 tsp. dough into 4" rope. Twist 2 ropes (one red, one white) to form cane and place on ungreased baking sheet.

5. Bake 9 minutes, or until set. Mix candy canes and sugar. Immediately sprinkle cookies with candy mixture; remove from sheet.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
~4 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I loved making these cookies as a kid at Christmas. Nowadays, sometimes I cheat and use a sugar cookie mix, but I ALWAYS make these for Santa's tray on Christmas Eve.

 

 

 

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