*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     LIZ'S CHRISTMAS CANDY CANE COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 30   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Butter
    1       c            Powdered sugar
    1                    Egg
    1       t            Peppermint extract
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    2 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   ts           Red 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-degrees.
   For each cookie, roll 1 teaspoon of dough from each
   half back and forth on lightly floured surface into 4
   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.
    Posted on Prodigy DESSERTS & SWEETS on 12/01  8:13 AM
   by LIZ JONES (VXRF36B)
  
 
 
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