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Almond Candy Cane Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Confectioners sugar icing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Almond flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla flavoring 1 Teaspoon
  Peppermint flavoring 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix first 6 ingredients together well.
Add flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix well.
Divide dough into 2 equal portions.
Add food coloring to 1 portion.
Blend well.
Roll 1 tsp.
of each color dough into ropes about 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) long.
Lay them side by side.
Pinch ends together.
Twist to form a spiral.
Lay on ungreased baking sheet.
Shape top to form a cane.
Wreaths are easy to make too.
Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for about 10 minutes until pale gold.
Cool on sheet 2 to 3 minutes then remove.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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