Almond Candy Cane Cookies
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Confectioners sugar icing||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|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|
|Red food coloring||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Mix first 6 ingredients together well.
Add flour, baking powder and salt.
Divide dough into 2 equal portions.
Add food coloring to 1 portion.
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.
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21 g32.3%
Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.3%
Trans Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 69.5 mg23.2%
Sodium 268 mg11.2%
Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%
Dietary Fiber 0.17 g0.68%
Sugars 8.6 g
Protein 1 g2.9%
Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C
Calcium 4.6% Iron 2.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet