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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Werner

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup icing sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 t almond extract
1 t vanilla
2 1/2 cup flour
1 t salt
A few drops red food colouring

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350.
2. Cream butter, shortening, icing sugar, egg and flavourings together.
3. Blend in flour and salt.
4. Divide dough in half and mix/knead one half with food colouring.
5. Divide each ball of dough into 1/2 inch size balls.
6. Roll one ball of each colour into little ropes. Place side by side and roll and twist together to form into a candy cane shape.
7. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for about 9 minutes or until set and slightly brown on the edges.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Not too much flour or the little ropes will crumble when rolling.
Use part shortening or dough will be too moist.

 

 

 

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