These are such a fun cookie to make and eat! A favorite since I was a child! Granted they break easily and mine come out a bit “fat” but it does not matter they are excellent!!
Candy Cane Christmas cookies have been one of my favorites since I was a child! As a child I loved their festive appearance and it meant Christmas was on its way. As an adult, I love how they taste! I really like this recipe with the peppermint extract and crushed candy cane. You typically have two options for the candy. At your local supermarket you may be able to purchase it crushed or you can purchase candy canes and crush them in a food processor. It is a bit noisy and a little dusty. I have used both options and I prefer crushing my own candy canes. I found when I bought them already crushed from the supermarket they were crushed too finely. Keep them a little chunkier to gain a better flavor in your cookie.
I chill my dough overnight, as you need to work with it cold. I…
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