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Cookies- Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Cookies- Candy Cane Cookies, by , is from Bodell Bistro From the Ol' Green Pot, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jimae Kenney
Added: Wednesday, April 11, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c powdered sugar
1/2 c margarine
1/2 c shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 t almond extract
1 t vanilla
2 1/2 c flour
1 t salt
1/2 t red food coloring
1/2 c crushed peppermint candy
1/2 c sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine powdered sugar, margarine, shortening, egg, almond extract, and vanilla in large mixing bowl. Add flour and salt and continue mixing until dough is formed.

Divide dough in half and add red food coloring to half. Take approximately 1 teaspoon of each dough color and form into 2 small ropes. Twist together to make a striped candy cane shape. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough. Cook for 9 minutes.

Combine crushed peppermint candy with sugar. When cookies are done, immediately sprinkle them with sugar mixture while they are hot. Carefully set cookies on cooling rack.

 

 

 

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