Candy Cane Crisps & 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

I’m so excited to participate in the 12 Days of Christmas with One Creative Mommy & 12 other talented bloggers this year! Good luck to each and everyone who enters, there are lots of fun prizes! I am offering a $25 eGiftcard to Harry & David, one of my favorite indulgences, to one lucky winner! What I love about Christmas time is spending time with family and friends. I love baking  and decorating cookies and I especially love developing new and interesting recipes to try, sometimes these little experiments end up as nothing more than a funny kitchen disaster story, but for the most part the results are delicious!

I saw these cashew crisps in a magazine a couple months ago, and wanted to try putting a little Christmas spin on it. The results were a crispy, candy like cookie. They almost remind me of chips because they are so thin and crispy! I love chewy, gooey cookies as well, but these are definitely for the crispy cookie lovers out there! Yummy!

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Candy Cane Crisps
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Serves: 48
 
Thin candy cane wafers drizzled in white chocolate.
Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Cashews (lightly salted)
  • ½ cup Peppermint Candy (crushed)
  • ⅓ cup Butter
  • ⅓ cup Brown Sugar (packed)
  • ¼ cup Light Corn Syrup
  • ½ tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cups White Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, combine flour, cashews, and peppermint candy until mixture resembles fine crumbs; set aside.
  2. In medium sauce pan, combine butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture and combine. Transfer to bowl and let cool for 10 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop 1 tsp rounds, 3 inches apart on lined cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 6-7 minutes or until edges of cookies are golden brown.
  5. While cookies are baking, melt white chocolate according to package directions. Let cookies rest on cookie sheet for 3 minutes, drizzle melted white chocolate over cookies, let rest another 2 minutes then transfer to a wire rack.

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Comments

  1. Do you think I could use a different nut? My daughter is allergic to cashews.

  2. Looks yum! I’m most excited to give my son his gifts. He’s 2 and this is the first Christmas that he gets it…can’t wait to see his eyes light up!

  3. I am definitely making these!!!

  4. Cookies and chocolate truffles.

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