Very Easy Candy Cane Cookies

READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 0.5
    (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
  • 3
    tablespoons flour
  • 12
    teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 12
    teaspoon red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the cookie dough, flour and extract until smooth. Divide the dough in half and mix the food coloring in to one portion.
  • Shape 1 teaspoon of each color dough into 6 inch ropes. Place the ropes side by side, press together, and lightly twist.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet; curve into a candy cane shape. Repeat with remaining dough, placing cookies 2 inches apart on the baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire racks.
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