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Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Here is a holiday recipe peppermint lovers will enjoy. We suggest you  make these cookies just after the holidays with some of those leftover candy canes, perhaps as a New Year's holiday treat.

Candy Cane Cookie 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. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

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

  3. Add vanilla, flour, and egg yolk, 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, press on cookie lightly.

  11. Bake 15 minutes.

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

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