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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Candy Cane Day

How to Make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Here is a holiday recipe peppermint lovers will enjoy. We suggest you make this Candy Cane Cookie Recipe just after the holidays with some of those leftover candy canes as a New Year holiday treat. Another great time to make these cookies is on National Candy Cane Day.

Did You know? The original candy cane, made in 1874, was white and did not have a bend. More candy cane trivia.

Candy Cane Cookies Ingredients

3/4 cup butter or margarine

3/4 cup sugar

2 cups flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 egg, separated

1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy canes

chocolate chips

How to Make Candy Cane Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Cream butter (or margarine) and 1/4 cup sugar.

  3. Add vanilla, flour, and egg yolk, and mix together well.

  4.  Add in crushed candy canes.

  5. Form cookies into one-inch balls.

  6. Dip cookies in beaten egg white.

  7. Roll balls in 1/2 cup sugar.

  8. Place about two inches apart, on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  9. Flatten cookies slightly.

  10. Top with two or three chocolate chips and press on the cookie lightly.

  11. Bake for 15 minutes.

  12. Let cool for a couple of minutes, then remove from cookie sheet.

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