candy cane cookies

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1 cup butter

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1/2 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar

cream in mixer

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add 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla

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1 teaspoon peppermint extract

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cream all together

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then add 2 1/2 cups flour

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half a teaspoon salt and mix well.

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divide dough in half; mix red food coloring into half the dough

chill until firm enough to handle

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now comes the fun part: playing with the dough

make two ropes with each color dough, twist together into a cane.

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bake each tray at 375, 8-10 minutes

enjoy!

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PS, Dave, I was texting you the whole time I did this blog post.
xo

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