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Candy Cane Cookies | Christmas Tree Decor Cookie | Edible Cookie

Updated: Dec 16, 2021

Christmas is coming, which means it’s time for festive cookies!

These candy cane cookies are easy and fun to make, and the red and white stripes look great on a holiday season cookie plate.

No matter whether this is your first time or you’re an experienced baker, they’ll turn out looking exactly like they should with our no-fail sugar cookie recipe.

Best recipe to try with your kids for this christmas.

How to store sugar cookies: The candy cane sugar cookies can be stored in an airtight container: at room temperature for about 3 days. in the refrigerator for about a week. in the freezer for up to 3 months. To keep your cookies looking their best, place a layer of parchment paper between each layer of cookies.


Candy Cane Cookies | Christmas Tree Decor Cookie | Edible Cookie

Course : Snack

Cuisine : Global

Prep time : 5 minutes

Process time : 20 minutes

Total time : 25 minutes


  • All purpose flour - 2 1/2 cups

  • Butter - 1 cup at room temperature

  • Powdered sugar - 1 cup

  • Eggs - 2

  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp

  • Almond extract - 1 tsp

  • Salt - 1/4 tsp


  1. In a bowl add 1 cup of butter(room temperature), beat the butter either with electric beater or whisk.

  2. Now add 1 cup of powder sugar to the butter.

  3. Crack open 2 eggs, with vanilla and almond extract. Now beat all the ingredients well until smooth.

  4. In other bowl add, 2 1/2 cups of flour , with salt and mix together.

  5. Now add the flour to the wet ingredient and mix them

  6. Knead them to form a dough.

  7. Divide the dough into two, take 1 part and add red food colour and mix with the dough.

  8. Place both the dough into separate cling wrap,keep in fridge and chill for half and hour.

  9. Now take the chilled dough into rolling board and roll them thick, cut them straight and make a stick shape, repeat same step for red colour.

  10. Take each colour rolled sticks and twist them well and slightly bend them on top, just like umbrella shape .

  11. Place them on parchment lined baking tray and bake them in pre-heated oven in 200 degree for 10 minutes.

  12. Once baked cool the cookie and serve.

Pictorial :

lets start

1 cup butter into bowl

beat or whisk them

1 cup sugar

add 2 eggs

almond extract

vanilla extract

beat them well until soft

like this

in other bowl add 2 1/2 cups of flour, with 1/4 tsp of salt

mix them

add dry ingredient into wet ingredient

mix them with beater

knead to form soft dough

make 2 parts

take 1 portion of dough

add red food colour


knead them again

place them on cling wrap

cover tight and refregirate them for half and hour

on rolling board

roll them bit thick

cut straight

form like stick roll

roll them out

cut straight

make stick

take each colour

twist them together

seal the ends

bend them like this

place them on parchament lined baking stray

bake in pre-heated oven 200 degree for 10 minutes

after baking

cool down and serve

"We're just a bunch of candy canes—sweet and slightly twisted."

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