Candy Cane Cookies are a deliciously fun baking project for cookie lovers of all ages.   The festive shape is fun and eye-catching, and the flavor is fantastic.  A perfect hint of peppermint and sugar.

Ingredients

– butter – cream cheese – granulated sugar – egg – vanilla extract – peppermint extract – all-purpose flour – salt – red gel food coloring

A fun and delicious baking project for the holidays. Have your best little helpers on hand and make quick work of these rolled cookies.

The cookie dough can be made and refrigerated for up to three days before it’s needed.

Use the peppermint extract sparingly, as a little goes a long way.

Roll the uncolored dough into a 4-inch rope.  Roll the red dough into a 4-inch rope.  Lay the ropes side-by-side and gently roll the two ropes together, taking care to keep the length at about 4-inches.

Get the full recipe at the link below!