Great for beginning decorators, these Quick and Easy Candy Cane Cookies are simple and fun to make. Perfect for a lazy snow day or wintery weekend spent inside, these roll out cookies are great for decorating with the kids. Hand them out to friends and family and bring a plate to the neighbors to spread the holiday cheer. Decorated using a variety of pearlized sugars, nonpareils, Candy Melts candy and cookie icing, these candy cane cookies taste way better than the real deal!
Prepare and roll out dough. Cut candy canes using cutter
from set. Bake and cool.
Striped sections for all cookies
will be about 1/2 in. wide.
For sugar and nonpareil
versions, set cookies on waxed paper. Brush piping gel
over areas for colored stripes. Add choice of sprinkles and
use clean, dry brush to even out sprinkles. Repeat for
For drizzled Candy Melts and solid Cookie
Icing versions, place cookies on cooling grid set over
For Candy Melts version, use melted candy
in cut parchment bags. Drizzle on colors first, then white.
For Cookie Icing version, heat icing slightly. Outline and
fill in colors first, then white.