Christmas Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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Christmas Candy Cane Cookies
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  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Divide dough in half; mix the food coloring into one half. Cover and refrigerate both doughs for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. Shape 1 teaspoon plain dough into a 4-in. rope. Shape 1 teaspoon red dough into a 4-in. rope. Place ropes side by side; press together lightly and twist. Place on ungreased baking sheet; curve top of cookie down to form handle of cane. Repeat with remaining plain and red dough, placing 2 in. apart on baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375° for 8-9 minutes or until set. Combine the crushed candy and sugar; sprinkle warm cookies with candy mixture. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 153.82 Kcal (644 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.14g 6%
Cholesterol 8.49mg 3%
Sodium 25.88mg 1%
Potassium 2.09mg 0%
Total Carbs 26.23g 9%
Sugars 6.11g 24%
Protein 1.81g 4%
Calcium 1.1mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 298.36 Kcal (1249 kJ)
Calories from fat 72.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.04g 6%
Cholesterol 16.48mg 3%
Sodium 50.21mg 1%
Potassium 4.06mg 0%
Total Carbs 50.88g 9%
Sugars 11.85g 24%
Protein 3.51g 4%
Calcium 2.2mg 0%

* 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.4
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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