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Candy Cane Cookies

Crushed peppermint candies are the secret ingredient for this seasonal staple.



1. Place the candy canes or peppermint candies into a resealable plastic bag, and crush until candy pieces are approximately the size of small chocolate chips. You should have about ½ cup.

2. Prepare sugar cookie dough as directed on package. Mix crushed candy into the sugar cookie dough until evenly distributed. Cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3. Heat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (recommended, so you don’t have to worry about getting melted candy cane off of your baking sheet!).

4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, roll in powdered sugar and place on prepared baking sheet, 2 inches apart.

5. Lightly press down each ball with your fingers to slightly flatten the cookies. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned on the bottom.


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Categories: American

Thanks to JB411 from St. Louis, MO for submitting this recipe.

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