Cranberry canes

Yield: 30 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Filling:
1½ cup Cranberries fresh or frozen
\N \N Chopped
½ cup Sugar
1 cup Raisins
⅓ \N Cut
⅓ cup Honey
\N \N Dough:
1 pack Active dry yeast
¼ cup Warm water
4 cups All-purpose flour
¼ cup Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter or margarine
1 cup Milk -- warm
2 eaches Eggs -- lightly beaten
\N \N Confectioners' sugar icing,
\N \N Optional
\N \N Walnut halves -- chopped

In a saucepan, combine all filling ingredients; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 min. Cool For dough, dissolve yeast in water; set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Add yeast mixture, milk and eggs; stir to form a soft dough. Place in a greased bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hr.

Divide dough in half. On a well floured board, roll each half into an 18x15 inch. rectangle. Spoon filling down the center of each rectangle widthwise.Fold into third so finished rectangles 15 x6 inch. Cut each into 15 strips. twist strips and shape into candy canes. Place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 deg. for 15 to 18 min. or until golden. Cool. Frost with confectioners' sugar icing if desired. Yield: 30 rolls.

Recipe By : Taste Of Home

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