*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              CANDY CANE BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Flour
      1/4   c            Packed brown sugar
    2       ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   c            Margarine
      1/4   c            Chopped nuts
    1                    Egg, beaten
      1/2   c            Milk
                         Red and Green decorator
                         -Icing (optional)
                         Powdered sugar for icing
 
   Grease a cookie sheet and set aside.  Stir together
   flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.  Cut in
   margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Add
   the nuts.  Combine the egg and milk.  Stir into the
   flour mixture just til moistened. On a lightly floured
   surface, pat dough into a 10 x 7 rectangle.  Cut
   crosswise into 1 wide strips. Twist each strip by
   holding both ends. Bend 1 end to form candy cane
   shape. Place candy canes several inches apart on
   cookie sheet.  Bake in a 425F oven for 10 minutes or
   til light brown. Carefully remove to a wire rack to
   cool. Frost with decorator icing or with powdered
   sugar icing. Makes 10 candy canes.
   
   Powdered Sugar Icing
   
   In a small bowl combine 2 cups powdered sugar and
   enough milk to make of drizzling consistency (about 3
   tb)  Drizzle over cooled candy canes.
  
 
 
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