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Enjoy a refreshing Candy Cane Pinwheels that is truly delicious. A tempting dessert recipe made with candy canes is very simple to prepare and makes everyone want it again-n-again.
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (2 Sticks)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Almond extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Candy canes 4 , crushed

Cream the butter and confectioners' sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg, almond extract and vanilla.
Stir in a mixture of the flour and salt.
Refrigerate, covered, until completely chilled.
Roll to 1/8 inch thickness, working with 1 portion at a time; cut into 21/2 inch squares.
Make a 1 1/2 inch cut from each corner toward the center.
Fold the points alternately to the center; press to secure.
Place on a nonstick cookie sheet and sprinkle with crushed candy canes.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until done to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3567 Calories from Fat 1674

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 191 g293.1%

Saturated Fat 117.6 g588.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 695.3 mg231.8%

Sodium 2040.2 mg85%

Total Carbohydrates 418 g139.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.8%

Sugars 162.6 g

Protein 40 g81%

Vitamin A 117.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.9% Iron 86%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Candy Cane Pinwheels Recipe