Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies
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  • Granulated sugar, for dusting the cookies
  • ½ teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • + 2 more ingredients
    • 1 teaspoon fine salt
    • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting the work surface

Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Combine the flour and salt in a medium bowl; set aside. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the butter and powdered sugar on low speed until combined. Increase the speed to high and beat until light in col...

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Variations on Candy Cane Cookies

  • Candy Cane Cookies
    • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
    • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 2 egg yolks
    • red food coloring
    • +2 other ingredients

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