Candy Cane Shaped Cookies

Candy Cane Shaped Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, we've got Candy Cane-Shaped Cookies! Liberal douses of red food coloring makes these cookies as beautifully colored as a Red Velvet Cake.

Cooking Time9 min

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening (or margarine)
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups gold medal wondra flour (cake flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • red food coloring, to taste
  • granulated sugar, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix first 5 ingredients together.
     
  2. Sift flour and salt together. Stir 1/2 of flour mixture into shortening mixture.
     
  3. Work remaining flour into mixture with hands until the dough holds together. Divide dough in half. Mix 1/2 of dough with red food coloring.
     
  4. Pinch off a bit of white dough and roll into a long cigarette, pinch off a bit of red dough and roll into a long cigarette.
     
  5. Twist white and red dough together, place on cookie sheet and bend into a candy cane shape.
     
  6. Bake 9 minutes or until light golden. Remove from oven and dust with granulated sugar.

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Leave a Comment

Rate

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Join our community of 5 million cooks!

Thank You for Signing Up!
There was an issue signing you up. Please check your email address, and try again.

More from "Holidays"



Close Window