Santa's Clif Bar: Candy Cane Sugar Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 4 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup candy canes, crushed (about 10-12)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • 3 Tbsp vanilla bark or white chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Add in eggs and vanilla, one at a time and whisk to combine.
  4. In a separate bowl combine flour and baking powder.
  5. Add flour mix 1 cup at a time until dough starts to form a ball.
  6. In a blender or food processor (I used my Blendtec) crush candy canes.
  7. Fold crushed candy canes into dough.
  8. Lightly dust a large cutting board with powdered sugar and roll out dough until it's about ½" thick,
  9. Cut dough in half lengthwise and roll two halves into long loaves.
  10. Let chill in fridge for 30 mins-1 hour
  11. Remove dough from fridge and cut into ½" thick circles.
  12. Place on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8-12 minutes until edges are golden brown.
  13. Cool on a wire rack.
  14. Heat vanilla bark or white chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl in 30 sec increments, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.
  15. Drizzle on top of cooled cookies
Recipe by Tastefully Frugal at https://tastefullyfrugal.org/2014/12/15-holiday-cookies.html