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Candy Cane Cookies & Coffee Time

Soft buttery cookies coated in crushed candy canes & drizzled in white chocolate. Candy Cane Cookies are the perfect compliment to cherished coffee time.
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • cups sugar
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • **Topping~
  • ¼ cup crushed candy cane crumbs
  • 1/4 cup melted white chocolate


  • Heat oven to 400ºF. Line baking trays with parchment paper, set aside.
  • Place crushed candy canes in a small bowl & set aside.
  • Cream together 1½ cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl.
  • Mix together dry ingredients. Stir into wet ingredients.
  • Shape dough into 1¼-inch balls. Dip 1/2 of each ball in the crushed candy canes.
  • Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.
  • Drizzle each cooled cookie with the melted white chocolate & then sprinkle with additional candy cane crumbs