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Candy Cane Cookies
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Rating: 4.1/5 (69 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dessert
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 24 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories 173
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 5g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 84mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 11g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A  5%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  1%Iron  1%
Potassium  1%Vitamin E  1%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Candy Cane Cookies

Recipe Tags: Cookie Recipes

Date Added: September 22, 2016
These are a holiday tradition in my house. And they are fun for the whole family to make!!


2 1/2 cups Flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter
1 cup Sugar confectioners
1 Egg large
1/2 teaspoon Extract Of Vanilla
1/2 teaspoon Peppermint Extract
1/4 teaspoon Red Food Color liquid
1/2 cup Peppermint Candy crushed
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1. Pre-heat your oven to 350 F.

2. Mix flour and salt together in a medium size mixing bowl and set aside.

3. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter with an electric mixer.

4. Gradually beat in confectionery sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy (for about 2-3 minutes).

5. Beat in egg, vanilla, and peppermint extracts then gradually mix in the flour mixture until blended.

6. Remove half of the dough from the bowl and set aside. Add the red food coloring and crushed peppermint candy to the remaining dough and fold until evenly mixed and colored.

7. For each candy cane, scoop 1 teaspoonful of the plain dough and 1 teaspoonful of red dough.

8. Roll each dough portion between your hands to make a 4 inch rope. Twist the ropes around each other and shape into a cane shape.

9. Arrange cookies on a baking sheet about 1 inch apart.

10. Bake 10 minutes.

Comments on Candy Cane Cookies Recipe:

Steve S. - June 07, 2008
Those look wonderful. I will have to make them for my niece and nephews.
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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 83.88mg per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Egg, Butter, Gluten, Food Color, Natural Sweeteners allergies.
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