Candy Cane Cookies
 
By kml9876 | Published on Thursday December 27, 2007 | Categories: Cookies | Christmas



Ingredients
1/2 cup of butter softened
1/2 cup of shortening
1 cup of confectioners' sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp of almond extract
1 tsp of vanilla
2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 tsp of salt
Red food coloring
1/2 cup of crushed dinner mints
1/2 cup of granulated sugar

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix the butter, shortening, confectioners' sugar, egg, almond extract, and vanilla.
  3. Blend in the flour and the salt.
  4. Divide the dough in half. Blend the red food coloring into one half of the dough.
  5. Shape one teaspoon of dough from each half into a 4 inch rope.
  6. For smooth even robes, roll them back and forth on a lightly floured surface.
  7. Place ropes side by side and press together lightly and twist.
  8. Place the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet. Curve top of each cookie down to form the handle of the cane.
  9. Bake about 9 minutes or until set and very light brown.
  10. Mix dinner mints and the granulated sugar. Immediately sprinkle cookies with candy mixture. Remove from baking sheet.

Article: Candy Cane Cookies
Categories: Cookies | Christmas
Description: These Christmas cookies are sure to become an annual treat!
Tags: Text: 1 tsp of vanilla

1/2 cup of granulated sugar
1/2 cup of crushed dinner mints
1 egg
2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 tsp of salt

1/2 cup of butter softened
1 cup of confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 tsp of almond extract

ingredients
red food coloring
1/2 cup of shortening


Author: kml9876
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