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Santa's Clif Bar: Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Sydney @ Tastefully Frugal
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Cookies
Servings 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
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add in eggs and vanilla, one at a time and whisk to combine.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour and baking powder.
  • Add flour mix 1 cup at a time until dough starts to form a ball.
  • In a blender or food processor (I used my Blendtec) crush candy canes.
  • Fold crushed candy canes into dough.
  • Lightly dust a large cutting board with powdered sugar and roll out dough until it's about 1/2" thick,
  • Cut dough in half lengthwise and roll two halves into long loaves.
  • Let chill in fridge for 30 mins-1 hour
  • Remove dough from fridge and cut into 1/2" thick circles.
  • Place on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8-12 minutes until edges are golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
  • Heat vanilla bark or white chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl in 30 sec increments, stirring in between, until melted and smooth.
  • Drizzle on top of cooled cookies