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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Penny Reed

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks (1 cup) margarine
1 cup powdered sugar
2 1/2 cups flour
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp almond flavoring
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy mixed with 1/4 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream margarine and sugar. Add egg, almond, vanilla, salt and flour. Divide in half. Tint 1/2 red and 1/2 green. Refrigerate until stiff enough to handle. Pinch off pieces of dough from each half and roll into pencil-thin strips about 4 in. long. Twist strips together and bend to form cane. Bake at 350 for about 10 min. While still warm, brush with beaten egg white and sprinkle with peppermint and sugar mixture.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mother always put some of these cookies in our Christmas cookie tins.

 

 

 

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