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    Candy Cane Cookies - Sandra Lee

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    3 mins

    12 mins

    megs_'s Note:

    I remember making these as a little girl with my mom and grandmother. This is Sandra Lee's recipe from foodnetwork.com - so simple, but ohhh so good. Caution: they are addictive! :)

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    • 496.11 g box sugar cookie mix
    • 59.14 ml butter, melted
    • 1 egg
    • 78.07 ml cream cheese, softened
    • 118.29 ml all-purpose flour, plus additional for surface
    • red food coloring
    • 7.39 ml peppermint extract

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
    2. 2
      In a bowl, combine sugar cookie mix, melted butter, egg, cream cheese, and flour; mix together to form dough. Separate dough into 2 equal portions and place in 2 different bowls.
    3. 3
      Add red food coloring gradually to 1 bowl of dough, kneading together until desired shade of red is created.
    4. 4
      To second bowl of uncolored dough, add peppermint extract and knead together.
    5. 5
      On a floured work surface, shape each dough into balls and then roll each ball into 1/4-inch-wide ropes, each about 6 inches long.
    6. 6
      For each cookie, carefully twist some of the red and white ropes of dough together and shape into a candy cane. Spread candy canes out on cookie sheets and bake on the top shelf of the oven for about 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 07, 2010

      Just saw I forgot to review this.
      Great Recipe and fun to make both the cookies & the special memories.
      Thanks for posting this one !

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    • on December 15, 2011

      55

      What a special fun recipe to make with the little ones!
      They love these and we made memories as well.
      Thanks for posting this.

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    Nutritional Facts for Candy Cane Cookies - Sandra Lee

    Serving Size: 1 (21 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 82.3
     
    Calories from Fat 58
    70%
    Total Fat 6.4 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.8 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 32.7 mg
    10%
    Sodium 60.5 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.3 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.3 g
    1%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    sugar cookie mix

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