Watch this video to see how to make Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies. Perfect for cookie exchanges, hostess gifts and more, these Chocolate-Candy Cane Cookies are a delicious way to celebrate the holidays.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 52 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER'S White Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into small pieces
12 hard peppermint candies, crushed
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Beat first 4 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add flour and baking soda; mix well. Blend in melted chocolate. (Dough will be stiff.)
Roll tablespoonfuls of dough into 52 balls; roll each into 3-inch-long rope. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets, bending top of each slightly to resemble candy cane.
Bake 10 to 12 min. or until puffed and set; cool 5 min. on baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Melt white chocolate; drizzle over cookies. Sprinkle with crushed candy. Let stand until chocolate is firm.
These seasonal cookies are the perfect choice for a hostess gift or your next cookie exchange.
Note from the Kraft Kitchens
Thank you. We heard your feedback and retested the recipe. We updated the recipe to note that the dough will be stiff. If your dough is too sticky to easily roll into balls, just refrigerate for 30 min. or until dough is easy to handle. For best results, do not use margarine or vegetable oil spread instead of the butter.
A minute or two can make the difference between perfectly baked cookies and over-baked cookies. Since oven temperatures can vary, check cookies at the lowest bake time and remove from the oven when centers are set.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 19g
Dietary Fibers 0.5487g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
52 servings, 1 cookie each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.