1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sifted confectioners sugar
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
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
Roll each color into strips, place side by side, press together lightly and
twist like a rope.