Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Posted December 13, 2010 by Laura Beaver
These cookies are buttery, sugary and fluffy. The twist is the candy cane crumbles throughout that add a burst of peppermint and a little crunch. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
Posted in : Cuisines :
  • Prep Time : 30 min
  • Cook Time : 15 min
  • Yields:


  • 2/3 cup Earth BalanceĀ® Shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flax egg (1 tbsp. flax seeds + 3 tbsp water)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy cane pieces


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a small bowl, mix flax seeds and water. Set aside.

3. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

4. In stand mixer, cream together shortening and sugar. Add flax egg and vanilla. Beat until blended.

5. Turn mixer down to low speed and add flour mixture one spoonful at a time.

6. Stir in candy cane pieces.

7. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Take heaping teaspoons of the dough and roll into a ball. Set on parchment paper.

8. Bake for 14-15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.

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  1. C.J. Ludlow says:

    I made an adaptation of this recipe and they turned out great …

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