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This recipe for CANDY CANE COOKIES, by , is from EDGAR'S EDIBLES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Tuesday, April 21, 2009


1/2 Cup Shortening
1/2 Cup Butter
1 Cup Sifted Confectioners Sugar
1 Egg
1 1/2 Tsp. Almond Extract
1 Tsp. Vanilla
2 1/2 Cups Flour
1 Tsp. Salt
1/2 Tsp. Red Food Coloring
1/2 Cup Crushed Peppermint Candies
1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar

Heat oven to 375.
Mix shortening and butter with sugar, egg and flavorings thoroughly. Mix the flour and salt into the shortening mixture. Divide dough in half and blend food coloring into one half. Roll a 4-inch strip of each color dough. Twist doughs together and shape into candy canes. Bake for 9 minutes. While still warm sprinkle with the peppermint candy which has been mixed with the sugar.




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