Candy Cane Cookies

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

This is my children's favorite cookie, or almost favorite cookie, at Christmas. They love them all.

Top Review by Chel085

Ultimate Christmas Cookie enough said :O)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar till fluffy.
  2. Beat in the egg, lemon rind, and vanilla.
  3. Add the milk alternately with the dry ingredients.
  4. Put one-half of the dough in a medium bowl and add a few drops of red food coloring till color desired; leave the other white.
  5. Roll strips, one of each color, the size of a pencil and about 5" long.
  6. Put them side by side.
  7. Pinch together and twist into a rope and shape into a candy cane.
  8. Place 1" apart on ungreased sheet.
  9. Bake 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

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