Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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Make two versions of sleds from this recipe and add to family fun.
Combine butter, sugar and egg in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add milk, vanilla and peppermint extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and baking powder; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in crushed candy canes.
Divide dough in half; flatten each half slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
Heat oven to 400ºF. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
Roll out dough, one-half at a time, on lightly floured surface (keeping remaining dough refrigerated) to 10x4-inch rectangle. Cut rectangle in half to make 2 (10x2-inch) rectangles. Make 1 1/4–inch wide cuts across both rectangles, creating 16 (2x1 1/4-inch) pieces. Place 1 inch apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. Set aside 16 cookies.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper again. Melt candy coating as directed on package.
Working with 1 cookie at a time, spread bottom-side of cookies with melted candy coating; immediately attach 2 candy canes, curved-side down. Turn over; carefully place onto prepared cookie sheets, repositioning candy canes, if necessary, to allow sled to sit level. Let stand until set.
Variation: Sparkling Sugar Cookies. Bake cookies as directed. Spread candy coating over top of each cookie. Immediately sprinkle each with white edible glitter or white sanding sugar.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
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I have a bit of an obsession. Lately, I cannot get enough of s’mores. If you take a look at my Pinterest board, you’ll notice that half of my pins are s’more-related. S’more cupcakes, s’more puppy chow, s’more lattes...it just never ends. So, it’s no surprise that I developed a recipe for S’mores Bars. More ...
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