Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Candy Cane Cookies wit step by step pictures. I wanted to try this Candy Cane Cookies since a long time and finally tried it this year.It was fun shaping these cookies, I loved to do it and mittu was awed seeing these cookies.She insisted to take it to school for her snacks.

I asked amma to shoot a video using my mobile just to show how to shape the candy cane cookies,hope its useful do check it out.

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe
No this click was not intentional as usual when I was clicking he wanted to taste the cookies :)

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

Preparation Time:10 minutes | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Makes:10 big cookies
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: World

All purpose flour - 1 and 1/2 cups
Chilled Butter - 1/3 cup
Powdered sugar - 3/4 cup
Egg - 1 at room temperature
Vanilla Essence - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/8 tsp
Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Red Food Color - as needed

Method:

  1. Measure and add flour to a siever,then add baking powder and salt.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step1
  2. Sieve it well for even mixing.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step2
  3. Now in another mixing bowl,add butter and powdered sugar.Cream together butter and sugar.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step3
  4. Whisk it well until creamy, I used electric handmixer.Then add an egg.
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  5. Whisk it for a minute,then addvanilla essence or any essence of your choice.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step5
  6. Now add flour mixture,combine and gather to form a soft dough.
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  7. Now your basic cookie dough is ready.Cling wrap it and refrigerate.I took half of this dough for this candy cane cookies and used the other half for sugar cookies.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step7
  8. Divide the dough into 2.Take one portion add red food color, I used red rose liquid food color.
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  9. Mix well so that the color is even in the dough.Cling wrap both the dough separately and refrigerate atleast for 20mins.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step9
  10. Now take the dough out pinch small pebble sized ball from each color.Now first take the plain color dough.Roll it with your fingers like this.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step10
  11. Repeat the same for red color too.Place both the ropes side by side, close to each other then twist and turn.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step10
  12. Twist and turn like this to get a spiral.Check out the video demonstration to get a clear idea.While you do this, preheat oven at 180 deg C for 10mins.
    How to make Candy Cane Cookies Recipe - Step10
  13. Bend one side to form cane shape.Repeat the process until the entire dough is finished.Arrange it in a baking tray with butter paper.Bake in preheated oven at 180 deg C for 10-12 mins or until the edges start to brown.
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Cool down completely then store in a clean airtight box.

Video demontrating how to shape candy cane cookies:


Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

My Notes:

Candy Cane Cookies Recipe

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