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~ Candy Cane Cookies ~

1 cup sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup milk
1 t vanilla
1 t peppermint extract
1 egg
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1/2 t red food color
2 T finely crushed peppermint candies
2 T sugar

Preheat oven to 375F.
Stir together 1 cup sugar, the butter, milk,
vanilla, peppermint extract and egg in large
bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
Divide dough in half. Stir food color into
1 half. Cover and refrigerate at least 4
hours. Stir together peppermint candy and
2 tablespoon sugar; set aside. For each
candy cane, shape 1 rounded teaspoon dough
from each half into 4 inch rope by rolling
back and forth on floured surface. Place
1 red and white rope side by side; press
together lightly and twist. Place on ungreased
cookie sheet; curve top of cookie down to form
handle of cane. Bake 9 - 12 minutes or until
set and very light brown. Immediately sprinkle
candy mixture over cookies. Remove from cookie
sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about
30 minutes.


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