Candy cane butter cookies

Candy cane butter cookies

These cookies are not your everyday butter cookies, they are in a happy, jolly Christmas mood too! Try these candy cane cookies from and share a little Christmas cheer! :)

Sunanda Sharma


  1. 2 Egg yolks
  2. 120 Grams Sugar
  3. 325 Grams Flour
  4. 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  5. 227 Grams Butter
  6. 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  7. Liquid food colouring


30 mins
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    Mix the flour and salt. Keep aside.

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    Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, roughly about 4-5 minutes.

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    Add egg yolks and vanilla extract and beat well after each addition.

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    Add the flour to the above mixture in three iterations. Mix well after each.

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    Separate half of the cookie dough and add the liquid food colouring.

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    Take walnut sized dough from each dough and separately roll into even length ropes over a lightly floured surface. Place them together and press lightly. Make a spiral from the resulting rope. Roll one end to make a cane. If the dough is soft, keep in the fridge for about 15 mins to harden.

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    Place the cookie dough on parchment paper covered baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven (175 degrees) for about 8-10 mins.

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