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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe


1 1/4 c Butter or Margarine
1 c Powdered Sugar
1 Egg
1 ts Vanilla Extract
1/2 ts Almond Extract
3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Salt
Red food coloring
1 Egg white, slightly beaten
Red decorating sugar

1. Cream together butter and powdered sugar. Beat in egg and
flavorings. 2. Combine flour and salt. Stir into first mixture. Set
aside half of
dough. Tint remaining half light red with dew drops of food
coloing. 3. Keep dough chilled for ease in handling. With hands, roll
1 teaspoonful
of white dough and 1 teaspoonful of red dough into strips about
4-inches long. Put strips side by side and twist together lightly.
Repeat with remaining dough.
4. Arrange on ungreased baking sheets. Curve 1 end down to form into
cane shape. Brush cookies with egg white. Sprinkle with red sugar,
5. Bake at 350*F for 10 to 12 minutes or until very lightly browned.
on wire racks. Store airtight.
Submitted By MICHELLE BRUCE On 11-25-94 1539