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Basic Sugar Candy Dough - Peppermint Sticks Recipe

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Added: Friday, March 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 Sugar Candy Dough
1 tsp red food color
1/4 tsp yellow food color
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
Confectioners' sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375. Divide dough in half. To one half, mix in food colors and extract. Divide each half into 12 pieces; drop colored and plain pieces alternately into square pan 9 x 9" to form checkerboard. Pat dough evenly, swirling colors for marbled effect. Bake about 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately cut into thin sticks, 4 1/2 x 1/2". Sift sugar over warm sticks. Makes 2 1/2 dozen.
NOTE: If using 1 recipe Basic Sugar Candy Dough, follow directions above except--use 2 tsp red food color, 1/2 tsp yellow food color, and 1 tsp peppermint extract. Bake in jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2". Makes 5 dozen.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 1/2 dozen
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Personal Notes:
Basic Sugar Candy Dough recipe is also included in this cookbook.

 

 

 

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