How to make it

  • Cream shortening & confectioners sugar
  • Add egg
  • mix well
  • add shortenings;blend
  • sift flour with salt,add to creamed mixture,small amount at a time,stirring well after each addition
  • Divide in half
  • blend in food coloring in one half
  • Chill both white & red dough for 1-1/2 hours or longer
  • Roll 1 Tbsp of each color seperately into 1" strips
  • Place side by side on wax paper
  • twist together to form candy cane effect, turn down tip to make cane
  • Bake at 350* for 9 min.
  • sprinkle while warm with mixture of peppermint candy & sugar

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  • muzkteacher 10 years ago
    What does 10X sugar mean?
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  • skystone 10 years ago
    A family favorite, because every kid can roll a "tube" and twist. I have made these for the past 20 years, with nieces and now grandkids. Thanks for posting!
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  • trackwidow 10 years ago
    I love making these, I've misplaced my recipe. Thanks for posting this.
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