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Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies

Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies Recipe




Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies Recipe.

Festive peppermint Christmas Cookies!

A great pick for your cookie exchange.

They’re easier to make than they look!

Only 61 calories.

Weight Watchers Points

MyWW Points: 2 Green Plan (Smart Points)

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Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies


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Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies

Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies

Nesting Lane
Weight Watchers Candy Cane Cookies Recipe. Festive peppermint Christmas Cookies! A great pick for your cookie exchange. They're easier to make than they look! Only 61 calories. MyWW Points: 2 Green Plan (Smart Points)
5 from 32 votes
Prep Time 32 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 47 minutes
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 72

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • In a stand mixer, or a mixing bowl, add shortening, butter, powdered sugar, and sugar. Cream together.
  • Add in egg and milk, peppermint extract and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  • Slowly add in salt and flour.
  • Divide the dough in half, and set aside 1 half. (This half will not get food coloring)
  • Divide the other half of the dough in half again (So you will have 3 separate dough sections. ½. ¼, ¼)
  • Take one of the ¼ sections and add red food coloring. Mix well.
  • Take the other ¼ section and add green food coloring. Mix well.
  • Wrap each of the 3 dough sections separately in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350° F
  • Measure ½ teaspoon of green dough and ½ teaspoon of non-colored dough.
  • Roll green dough into a 3 inch rope, then do the same with the non-colored rope.
  • Place a green rope beside a non-colored rope and twist together gently.
  • Repeat with the rest of the dough.
  • Place on an ungreased cookie sheet approx 2 inches apart and curl one end of each cookie to make the shape of a candy cane.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 11 to 13 minutes or until cookies are set.
  • Leave cookies on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes to let them set.
  • Transfer cookies to wire racks to fully cool.

Notes

2 WW Smart Points (Green Plan)

Nutrition

Serving: 1068gCalories: 60.8kcalCarbohydrates: 7.9gProtein: 0.8gFat: 2.9gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 6.6mgSodium: 19.1mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 3.2g
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