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Christmas Candy Cane Cookies

Christmas Candy Cane Cookies

These quick and simple cookies contain a hint of peppermint that is perfect for Christmas morning!













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium


1 cup butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 large eggs
1 teaspoon mint extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon food coloring


Mix together butter, sugar, egg, and extracts thoroughly.

Stir in sifted flour and salt.

Divide dough in half. Blend red food coloring into one half of the dough.

Cover the two pieces of dough and refrigerate for 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃) F.

For each cookie, roll 1 teaspoon of dough from each half back and forth on lightly floured surface into 4 inch rope.

Place 1 red and 1 white rope side by side; press together lightly and twist.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet and curve down top of rope to form handle of cane.

Bake 9 minutes.

Watch closely, as they have a tendanacy to brown quickly.


* not incl. in nutrient facts



almost 8 years

These candy canes are fantastic, they look beautiful and taste very good too. This is one kind of cookie in our gift package, everyone likes them.


almost 10 years

first thank you for having this recipe since I've lost mine through the years of paper/books etc. This is one of my favorite Christmas Recipe especially for my children. They also loved making it over the years. Thanks again!!

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Lindsay, Canada
 almost 8 years ago

These cookies are lovely, my kids love them, Christmas is coming, we will make them again. Thanks.

 almost 8 years ago

Beautiful, these cookies look fantastic, they are perfect for Christmas, definitely will make them, my kids will enjoy making these lovely cookies.

Auckland, New Zealand
 almost 7 years ago

will try these cookies for christmas they sound yummy

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 20g (0.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 9153% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 104mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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