This recipe for Candy Cane Cookies, by Diane McElmury, is from The McElmury Family Cookbook ,
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Diane McElmury Added: Wednesday, November 28, 2007
1 cup soft shortening 1 cup powdered sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt red food coloring
Mix all the ingredients well. Divide the dough in half and add the red food coloring to half. Take a tablespoon of the white and roll 3 inches long. Do the same with a red rope. Twist the two together to form a candy cane. Bake at 350º for 9 minutes.
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