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Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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1 cup butter or margarine

1 cup sifted confectioners sugar

1 egg

1-1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring OR 3/4 teaspoon peppermint flavoring

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy

1/2 cup white sugar


Preheat oven to 375 F.
Mix butter sugar, egg, and flavorings thoroughly. Add
flour and
salt, Mix well.
Shape dough into a disk and wrap with plastic wrap; chill for
at least 2 hours<
or until easy to handle.
Roll into 4 inch strips; place on baking sheet.
top down to
form handle or cane.
Bake 9 minutes.
While still warm, remove from pan and sprinkle
candy and sugar mixture.

Dough may be divided in half and colored with 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
if desired.

Roll each color into strips, place side by side, press together lightly and
twist like a rope.
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