Alyssa's Candy Cane Cookies
How to Make Alyssa's Candy Cane Cookies
- Cream together the shortening, egg, sugar, almond extract and vanilla.
- Stir in and blend well the flour and salt. Divide dough in half, add red food color to one portion and blend until no streaks remain. Roll 1 tsp of each color the thickness of a pencil, about 4 inches long. Use powdered sugar for rolling. Lay strips side by side and roll together, twist to make stripes alternate, shape into cane shape.
- Bake, but do not brown. While hot from oven, sprinkle with following mixture.
1/2 cup each crushed peppermint candy and granulated sugar.
- 300 degrees