Candy cane cookies

Candy cane cookies

Total: 3 hr 33 Min. | Active: 1 hr
Nutritional value / piece: 110 kcal
, Fat: 6 g
, Carbohydrate: 13 g
, Protein: 2 g


45 pieces


The original recipe with guaranteed success is for 45 pieces. Altering the number of portions may result in alternate results. Please note that the existing quantities are not automatically adjusted in the text.

Butter mixture

250g butter
225g sugar
1pinch salt
2 fresh eggs
1 egg yolk

Dark-coloured dough

250g white flour
1 ½tbsp cocoa powder

Light-coloured dough

250g white flour
1 organic lemon, use grated zest only
Purchase ingredients now

How it's done

Butter mixture

Place the butter in a bowl, whisk in the sugar and salt. Mix in the eggs and egg yolk and continue to stir until the mixture becomes lighter in colour. Divide the butter mixture in two.

Dark-coloured dough

Add the flour and cocoa powder to one of the butter mixtures, mix to form a dough, flatten slightly. Cover the dough and chill for approx. 2 hrs.

Light-coloured dough

Add the flour and lemon zest to the other butter mixture, mix to form a dough, flatten slightly. Cover the dough and chill for approx. 2 hrs.

To shape

Shape the dough into rolls about the thickness of a pencil approx. 15 cm long. Twist one light and one dark roll together into a candy cane shape, place on two trays lined with baking paper and chill for approx. 15 mins.

To bake

Bake each tray for approx. 9 mins. in the centre of an oven preheated to 200°C. Remove and allow to cool on the tray.

Good to know
Shelf life: Keep in an airtight container for approx. 2 weeks.

Our recommendations

Similar recipes


Simply coloured eggs for Easter?

Try our Easter recipes to surprise your loved ones with something extra special – from cakes and roasts to seasonal veggies.

You are not logged in

Now you can user your Supercard ID to log in to FOOBY easily and conveniently and make use of all the functions and advantages.

Choose a cookbook:

This cookbook already exists.

Delete the entire recipe?

Do you really want to delete this recipe from your cookbook?

Successfully saved!