Candy Cane Cookies

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Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My kids loves it and I make them for Christmas and they wanted me to make a gathering again and it is so easy to make it and it is so delicious and tasty.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
2 Hr 45 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
2/3 c
butter, softened
1
egg
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
3 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
red food coloring

How to Make Candy Cane Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat sugar and butter in large bowl with mixer at medium speed until creamy. Beat in egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Mix flour and baking powder; stir into butter mixture.

    Divide dough in half; tint half with red food coloring. Wrap each half and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

    Divide each half into 32 pieces. Roll each piece into a 5-inch rope. Twist 1 red and 1 white rope together and bend 1 end to form candy cane shape. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

    Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes or just until set and lightly golden. Remove from cookie sheet; cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

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About Candy Cane Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy