Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

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1 c. Powdered Sugar
1/2 c. Shortening
1/2 c. Butter
1 egg
1/2 t. Red Food Coloring
1 1/2 t. Peppermint or Almond Flavoring
1 t. Vanilla
2 1/2 c. Flour
1 t. Salt
Preheat oven to 375. Melt butter and mix with shortening, powdered sugar and egg. Mix well, then add vanilla, salt and peppermint or almond flavoring. When mixed well, divide dough into two even portions. Combine one portion with red food coloring. Take one teaspoon of dough from whit dough and roll into a 4-inch rope with red dough.
Bake at 375 degrees for about 9 minutes. Careful, these cookies can overbake easily.

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