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Max's Candy Canes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharlene Gallo

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sifted confectioners sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Mix the first 5 ingredients together. Stir in the flour and salt. Divide the dough into half. Blend 1/2 tsp. red food coloring into one half of the dough, leave the other dough white. Roll one tsp. each color dough into a strip about 4 inches long. Place strips side by side. press lightly together and twist like rope. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, curving the top down to form the handle of the cane. Bake 9 minutes. This recipe needs to be doubled.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe from Maxine Ison, a cousin of my mother's.

 

 

 

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