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Lemon Candy Canes

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These Lemon Candy Canes are a sure treat for a celebration. Try out these tangy walnut canes with lemony frostings for your party dessert. Your suggestions for this Lemon Candy Canes are welcome.
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105-115°F)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105-115°F)
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Chopped candied lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Icing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Combine 1 cup flour, sugar, salt, and grated lemon peel in mixing bowl. Add yeast mixture, egg, warm sour cream, and butter. Mix thoroughly.
2 Add enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
3 Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes. Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top.
4 Cover; let rise in warm place until smooth€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Roll dough to an 8 x 12-inch rectangle. Make filling.
6 Spread with half the filling. Fold in half lengthwise. Pinch together long edges. Cut across in 1-inch strips. Twist strips.
7 Place on greased baking sheet. Form canes. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 30 minutes.
8 Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 12€”15 minutes or until done.
9 Make icing and frost canes. Decorate with candied lemon peel.

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Holiday, Party
Fruit Dessert

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