Two-tone walnut cookie canes recipe (1962)

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Two-tone walnut cookie canes recipe

Wonderful walnut cookie canes — the more the merrier!

Two-tone walnut cookie canes (1962)

Two-tone walnut cookie canes (1962)

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup finely-chopped Diamond Walnuts
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted


  1. Sift first three ingredients together and set aside.
  2. Mix butter, cream cheese and sugar till creamy; beat in yolk and vanilla.
  3. Work in flour mixture, then walnuts.
  4. Divide dough in half; stir chocolate into one portion.
  5. Roll each portion of dough between sheets of waxed paper into rectangle 1/4-inch thick.
  6. Peel off top papers.
  7. Turn chocolate onto vanilla.
  8. Transfer from paper to lightly floured pastry cloth and roll 3/8-inch thick.
  9. Cut into narrow strips, about 5-inches long.
  10. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, turning ends to form canes.
  11. Bake at 350 (F) degrees for 10 minutes or till canes start to brown.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 60 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 59Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g

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Two-tone Walnut Cookie Canes (1962)

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