Candy cane cookies

Candy cane cookies



  • butter, softened - 1/2 c
  • vanilla - 1 tsp
  • granulated sugar - 1/2 c
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • egg - 1 item
  • shortening - 1/2 c
  • all-purpose flour
  • powdered sugar - 1 c
  • red food coloring - 1/2 tsp
  • crushed peppermint candy - 1/2 c
  • peppermint extract - 2 tsp

How to make candy cane cookies:

Heat oven to 375°. Mix thoroughly the butter, shortening, powdered sugar, egg and flavorings. Blend in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Blend food coloring into 1 half. Shape teaspoon of dough from each half into 4-inch ropes. For smooth, even ropes, roll them back and forth on lightly floured board. Place ropes side by side; press together lightly and twist. Complete cookies one at a time. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Curve top down to form handle of cane. Bake 9 minutes. Sprinkle cookies with candy-sugar mixture. Remove. Makes about 4 dozen.

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

Candy cane cookies
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Cook. Time: PT24M
Total Time: PT24M

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