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Candy Cane Cookies

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Servings: 1
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  Cup  Powdered Sugar
1/2  Cup  Unsalted Butter, softened
1/2  Cup  Shortening
1    Egg
1 1/2  Teaspoons  Almond Extract
1  Teaspoon  Vanilla Extract
2 1/2  Cups  Flour
1  Teaspoon  Salt
1/2  Teaspoon  Red Food Coloring

Preheat oven to 400. Mix first 6 ingredients. Add the flour and salt. Divide the dough into 2 bowls. Add red color to 1/2 of dough. Make candy canes: a) Roll ~a tablespoon of red dough and white dough into a long,thin strip (not too thin or it will break) (roll on a floured board and put flour on your hands for rolling) b) Lay red and white strip side-by-side c) Form candy cane by twisting rolls together and forming hook at one end. d) Bake for 9 minutes on a ungreased cookie sheet. Makes 22 cookies. 150 calories each.

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