Candy Cane Cookies

Recipe by Charlotte J
READY IN: 24mins
SERVES: 48
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix the crushed peppermint candy and granulated sugar together and set aside.
  • Mix shortening, sugar, egg and flavorings together.
  • Add flour and salt and mix.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Add food coloring to one half and mix well.
  • Make one cookie at a time by: Rolling a 4" strip (use about 1 tsp of dough) from each color.
  • Place strips side-by-side, press lightly together and twist like a rope.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Curve top down to form handle of the cane.
  • Bake about 9 minutes.
  • Remove from baking sheet.
  • While still warm sprinkle with the candy/sugar mixture.
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