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Candy Cane Cookies

Try this fun "twist" on cookies -- turn them into ornaments! Make easy candy canes to decorate with during the holidays.

Fri, 25 Jun 2010|

-For a fun twist on Holiday Cookies, try this. I'm going to use this really cute candy canes to decorate my Christmas tree and I'll show you how easy they are to make. Now, this is a 16 ounce package of cookie dough. And to that, I'm gonna add a cup of flour just to make it a little more sturdy to work with because we're going to be hanging them on our tree. Now, I'm going to tint half of that dough red, so that we get that candy cane effect. Then what you do is you actually take your dough and roll it into about 1 inch-size balls, and then we're going to just- on our work surface, or between your fingers, whichever works better, roll them into ropes. Now, these ropes are going to be you know, 5 to 6 inches long. So, I'll just roll these out, and of course you wanna make sure that the red one is the same length as the white one for each candy cane. So then, what you do is just sit them next to each other and kinda twist them together a few times. And then to make them more sturdy so that the colors actually stick together and don't come apart when it's baking, you want to roll that whole thing together underneath your fingers just a couple of times so that it sticks together. Then transfer it so that it sticks together-