Candy cane cookies

Candy cane cookies

Candy cane cookies

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Ingredients/Components

  • vanilla - 1 tsp
  • granulated sugar - 1/2 c
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • almond extract
  • egg - 1 item
  • all-purpose flour
  • sifted confectioners sugar - 1 c
  • shortening half butter or margarine - 1 c
  • red food coloring - 1 item
  • crushed peppermint candy - 1/2 c

How to make candy cane cookies:

Heat oven to 375° (quick moderate). Mix shortening, sugar, egg and flavorings thoroughly. Measure flour by dipping method or sifting. Mix flour and salt; stir into shortening mixture. Divide dough in half. Blend red food coloring into one half. Roll a 4-inch strip (using 1 teaspoon dough) of each color. For smooth, even strips, roll them back and forth on lightly floured board. Place strips side by side; press lightly together and twist like rope. For best results, complete cookies one at a time. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Curve top to form handle of cane. Bake about 9 minutes until lightly browned. While still warm, sprinkle with mixture of peppermint candy and sugar. Makes about 4 dozen candy canes.

Recipe categories: Desserts, Cookie and brownie, Hand Formed cookies.

Rating:
Candy cane cookies
2.9
Average rating: 2.9 of 5, total votes: 7
Cook. Time: PT24M
Total Time: PT24M


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