Candy Cane Cookies

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  • 11/2 teaspoon(s) almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) almond extract
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter
  • 1 egg
  • 21/2 cup(s) flour sifted
  • 3/4 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 1 cup(s) powdered sugar sifted
  • 1 teaspoon(s) red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 4 teaspoon(s) scalded milk
  • 1/2 cup(s) shortening
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract


  1. Cream together first three ingredients (butter, shortening, and 1 cup powered sugar.) Add egg, vanilla and almond extract. Mix flour and salt together and sift into mix. Mix together well. Divide dough in half. Add red food coloring to 1/2 dough. Put down wax paper with powder sugar as working area. Make 1 inch balls of each color dough. Roll each ball into 3 inch logs. Twist together and shape into candy cane. Bake at 350 for approx 8 mins.
  2. To make glaze, mix last three ingredients together and paint on cooled cookies.
December 2009

This recipe is a personal recipe added by ASnow32 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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