How to Make Candy Cane Cookies

Fun and delicious cookies to make with the kids for Christmas

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How to Make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe
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1
Unwrap the peppermint candy

Unwrap the peppermint candy

2
Crush the candy in a food processor

Crush the candy in a food processor

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3
Crush the candy as fine as granulated sugar and keep aside

Crush the candy as fine as granulated sugar and keep aside

4
Add shortening and eggs to a bowl

Add shortening and eggs to a bowl

5
Add the flavoring (vanilla and almond extract

Add the flavoring (vanilla and almond extract

6
Add powder sugar and granulated sugar

Add powder sugar and granulated sugar

7
Mix well until smooth

Mix well until smooth

8
Split dough in half and add coloring to one half

Split dough in half and add coloring to one half

9
Add the flour and salt to the mix

Add the flour and salt to the mix

10
Finish both dough and get ready to roll the cookies

Finish both dough and get ready to roll the cookies

11
Roll a 4" strip from each color

Roll a 4" strip from each color

12
Place them side by side and start to twist

Place them side by side and start to twist

13
Twist gently like a rope

Twist gently like a rope

14
Roll it together and shape as a cane

Roll it together and shape as a cane

15
Place them in a tray and bake at 375 for 9-10 min. until golden brown

Place them in a tray and bake at 375 for 9-10 min. until golden brown

16
Sprinkle the crushed candy as soon as their out of the oven

Sprinkle the crushed candy as soon as their out of the oven

17
Ready to enjoy with some milk or hot cocoa.

Ready to enjoy with some milk or hot cocoa.

Ingredients

1 Cup shortening (half butter) 
1 Cup powder sugar 
1 Egg 
Teaspoons Almond extract 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla 
Cups Flour 
1 Teaspoon Salt 
1 Teaspoon Red food coloring 
½ Cups Crushed peppermint candy 
½ Cups Granulated sugar 
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