Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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Candy Cane Cookies
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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix the crushed peppermint candy and granulated sugar together and set aside.
  3. Mix shortening, sugar, egg and flavorings together.
  4. Add flour and salt and mix.
  5. Divide dough in half.
  6. Add food coloring to one half and mix well.
  7. Make one cookie at a time by: Rolling a 4 strip (use about 1 tsp of dough) from each color.
  8. Place strips side-by-side, press lightly together and twist like a rope.
  9. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  10. Curve top down to form handle of the cane.
  11. Bake about 9 minutes.
  12. Remove from baking sheet.
  13. While still warm sprinkle with the candy/sugar mixture.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 134.78 Kcal (564 kJ)
Calories from fat 66.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.42g 11%
Cholesterol 3.41mg 1%
Sodium 122.32mg 5%
Potassium 162.31mg 3%
Total Carbs 15.68g 5%
Sugars 7.6g 30%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Protein 1.42g 3%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 6.2mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 451.82 Kcal (1892 kJ)
Calories from fat 223.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.86g 11%
Cholesterol 11.43mg 1%
Sodium 410.05mg 5%
Potassium 544.08mg 3%
Total Carbs 52.56g 5%
Sugars 25.47g 30%
Dietary Fiber 0.65g 1%
Protein 4.76g 3%
Iron 0.3mg 0%
Calcium 20.9mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.3
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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