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Candy Cane Cookie Recipe

Ingredients for Candy Cane Cookie Recipe

   1 cup margarine
   1/2 cup white sugar
   1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
   1 egg
   1 teaspoon vanilla extract
   1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
   2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
   1/2 teaspoon salt
   1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
   1/2 cup peppermint candy canes, crushed
   1/2 cup white sugar for decoration

Directions for Candy Cane Cookie Recipe

- Use a bowl to mix together the margarine and both sugars
- Add in the egg, pepermint, and vanilla extract
- Next add in the salt and flour
- Refrigerate for an hour
- Turn the oven on to 375 degrees
- Cut the cookie dough into half and mix the red food coloring into have of the dough
- Roll both doughs into a rope like form
- Twist the two candy cane doughs around each other
- Bake for 8-10 minutes
- Once baked, roll the hot cookies in the crushed candy cane mixture
I recommend making this candy cane cookie recipe for the christmas holidays. Not only do they taste extremely good, they are perfect for the holiday spirit. Also try some green food coloring to mix them up a bit.
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