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How to make candy cane cookies

Fun and delicious cookies to make with the kids for Christmas

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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Unwrap the peppermint candy

Unwrap the peppermint candy

Crush the candy in a food processor

Crush the candy in a food processor

Crush the candy as fine as granulated sugar and keep aside

Crush the candy as fine as granulated sugar and keep aside

Add shortening and eggs to a bowl

Add shortening and eggs to a bowl

Add the flavoring (vanilla and almond extract

Add the flavoring (vanilla and almond extract

Add powder sugar and granulated sugar

Add powder sugar and granulated sugar

Mix well until smooth

Mix well until smooth

Split dough in half and add coloring to one half

Split dough in half and add coloring to one half

Add the flour and salt to the mix

Add the flour and salt to the mix

Finish both dough and get ready to roll the cookies

Finish both dough and get ready to roll the cookies

Roll a 4" strip from each color

Roll a 4" strip from each color

Place them side by side and start to twist

Place them side by side and start to twist

Twist gently like a rope

Twist gently like a rope

Roll it together and shape as a cane

Roll it together and shape as a cane

Place them in a tray and bake at 375 for 9-10 min. until golden brown

Place them in a tray and bake at 375 for 9-10 min. until golden brown

Sprinkle the crushed candy as soon as their out of the oven

Sprinkle the crushed candy as soon as their out of the oven

Ready to enjoy with some milk or hot cocoa.

  • 1.0c shortening (half butter)
  • 1.0c powder sugar
  • 1.0 Egg
  • 1/2tsp Almond extract
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2c Flour
  • 1.0tsp Salt
  • 1.0tsp Red food coloring
  • 1/2c Crushed peppermint candy
  • 1/2c Granulated sugar