Christmas Candy Cane Cookies (#2373)

Serves
Ready
36
50
Minutes
Prep
Cook
40
Minutes
10
Minutes
Categories
Cookies Desserts Christmas Holidays
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Mint Extract
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Food Coloring

Directions

  1. Mix together butter, sugar, egg, and extracts thoroughly.
  2. Stir in sifted flour and salt.
  3. Divide dough in half. Blend red food coloring into one half of the dough.
  4. Cover the two pieces of dough and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 375-degrees.
  6. For each cookie, roll 1 teaspoon of dough from each half back and forth on lightly floured surface into 4 inch rope.
  7. Place 1 red and 1 white rope side by side; press together lightly and twist.
  8. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and curve down top of rope to form handle of cane.
  9. Bake 9 minutes.
  10. Watch closely, as they have a tendanacy to brown quickly.
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