Pinterest Follow Button
Redibase
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook
Print

Candy Cane Cookies

No recipe image available.Your holidays will sparkle when you serve these festive red and white cookies. Great for parties and gift-giving, too.

Recipe Ingredients:

2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs or 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon red food coloring

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed. Beat in eggs, vanilla and almond extract.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder; stir into creamed butter and sugar mixture. When well combined, divide dough in half; tint one half with food coloring. Wrap each piece of dough and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  4. Divide each portion of dough into 32 pieces. Roll each piece into a 5-inch rope. Twist 1 red and 1 white rope together and bend the end to form a candy cane shape. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set and lightly golden. Remove from sheet; cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

Makes 16 cookies.