Candy Cane Cookies

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4teaspoon salt

1/4 cup crushed candy cane crumbs
1/4 cup melted white chocolate

Heat oven to 400ºF. Line baking trays with parchment paper, set aside.

Place crushed candy canes in a small bowl & set aside.

Cream together sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in large bowl.

Mix together dry ingredients. Stir into wet ingredients.

Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Dip 1/2 of each ball in the crushed candy canes. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 2-3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.

Drizzle each cooled cookie with the melted white chocolate & then sprinkle with additional candy cane crumbs

Wilton Excelle Elite 3-Tier Cooling Rack, 15 7/8″ X 9 7/8″

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