Candy Cane Bread

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Title: Candy Cane Bread
Yield: 5 Servings
Categories: Christmas, Cookies


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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