Candy Cane Cookies Recipe
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Candy Cane Cookies

1/2 C. butter
1/2 C. shortening
1 C. confectioners sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 t. almond extract
1 t. salt
2 1/2 C. flour
1/2 t. red food color
1/2 C. crushed peppermint candy
1/2 C. sugar

Heat oven to 375 F. Thoroughly mix butter, shortening, confectioners sugar, egg and flavorings. Blend in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Blend food coloring into one half and add half of the crushed peppermint candy.

Shape 1 t. dough from each half into 4 inch rope. For smooth even ropes, roll them back and forth on lightly floured board. Place ropes side by side. Press together lightly and twist. Complete cookies one at a time. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Curve top down to form handle of cane.

Bake about 9 minutes or until set and very light brown. Mix remaining peppermint candy and sugar. Immediately sprinkle cookies with candy mixture. Remove from baking sheet and cool.

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