Mix together the confectioners' sugar, shortening, egg, almond extract and
Sift together flour and salt and stir in to the first mixture.
Divide dough in half. Color half with red food coloring. Roll 1 teaspoon of each
color 9 inches long and twist together, forming the shape of a candy cane. Place
on an ungreased pan.
Sprinkle with crushed peppermint and sugar after baking, while