Rating: 3.5 stars
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  • 1 star values: 14

Holiday cookies shaped like candy canes and decorated with crushed peppermint candy.

Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • In a large bowl, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, egg, almond extract and vanilla extract. beat until smooth. Mix in flour and salt.

  • Roll into 4 inch strips, place on baking sheet. Curve top down to form handle of cane.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 9 to 10 minutes. While still warm, remove from pan and sprinkle with candy and sugar mixture.

Editor's Note:

Dough may be divided in half and colored with 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring, if desired. Roll each color into strips, place side by side, press together lightly and twist like a rope.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 24.2g; fat 8g; cholesterol 28.1mg; sodium 156.6mg. Full Nutrition
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