Community Recipe
from [JackieMurphy]
Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

Candy cane shaped sugar cookies. Great for christmas cookie exchange.

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 1/2 cup(s) butter - softened
  • 1/2 cup(s) shortening
  • 1 cup(s) confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) peppermint or almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup(s) crushed peppermint - crush in food processor
  • 1/2 cup(s) sugar


Bake at 375 degrees 9 minutes

Mix butter, shortening, xxx sugar, egg, vanilla and peppermint extract

Blend in flour and salt

Split dough in two parts. Add red food coloring to half

Roll dough into 4 inch strips

Twist rolls into candy cane shape on lightly floured board

Sprinkle with peppermint and sugar mixture

Place on ungreased cookie sheet

Bake at 375 for 9 minutes

Carefully remove to cooling rack while still warm

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