Baking White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies & Saving at Meijer #MeijerSmartCookie #Meijer #sponsored

Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own.


One of my favorite traditions over the holiday season is making cookies together as a family. My husband and I started the tradition together before kids and have continued it ever since. Something about playing Christmas music and baking all day just feels like home and family to me. We actually have family members who request their favorites and would be upset if they didn’t get their homemade cookie tin!

We all have our favorite cookie recipes and each year we add one or two new ones. Usually we wait until the week of Christmas to get baking since that is when break starts for my kids and then the cookies are fresh to hand out, but this year we decided to try out a new recipe early.

I am a firm believer that cookie recipes should be short and simple. Since we tend to bake a bunch of varieties I look for simple recipes that are easy to follow yet still delicious. Simple ingredients like Country Crock are perfect to create uncomplicated cookies. Country Crock is made from delicious oils, purified water and a pinch of salt. From the mashed potatoes to dinner rolls, Country Crock can really be whipped into any recipe.



Our new recipe this year started out with the Country Crock Holiday Cookies Recipe and we added in our Mix Ins of choice which happened to be candy canes and white chocolate chips.

White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies Using the Country Crock Holiday Cookies Recipe: 



  • 1 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup Firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • Choice of Mix Ins – we used 1 cup of crushed candy canes and 1 cup of white chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375°. Mix Country Crock® Spread, granulated sugar, light brown sugar, egg, egg yolk and vanilla in large bowl until well mixed. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda until blended. (Dough will be soft and creamy.)


Add your favorite mix-ins until every spoonful of dough has some of the delicious mix-ins you choose.


Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls on un-greased baking sheets 3-inches apart.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes until edges are lightly golden. Cool 1 minute on wire rack; remove from sheets and cool completely.

My trick for getting 1 cup of butter was to just scoop it out with a measuring cup and a spatula!



Speak Your Mind



  1. Debbie P says:

    This is a yummy twist on Reindeer Bark. And even though Christmas is quite a ways off, I still can’t wait to make these.

  2. Esperanza Gailliard says:

    I buy Country Crock all the time!

  3. denise low says:

    Thank you for sharing. The grandkids would love to help me make these cookies for Christmas.

  4. Jessi Housel says:

    That is a unique recipe I have to try! Thanks for sharing, perfect for the holidays

  5. These look absolutely delicious and they will be so fun to make with the grandchildren. Thank you for sharing the recipe as well as all the wonderful pictures.

  6. Karen Propes says:

    These look delicious, thanks for sharing. These will be good for my cookie exchange.

  7. Christine Weary says:

    These look so yummy!

  8. donna porter says:

    This sounds like the perfect recipe for the holidays.

  9. Mary Songer says:

    These sound delicious. And I love the tradition of getting your family to bake together. When I was growing up I had that. My Mom and my Gram taught me how to bake. There was so much love in the house. Wonderful memories.

  10. Esperanza Gailliard says:

    This is an awesome recipe to get the kids involved in for the holidays!

  11. These look yummy. I love the dashes of red. So pretty & festive.

  12. Sally Gearhart says:

    Ohh, i can’t wait for the holiday season to begin! I’m definitely going to try these, they look really good. We love baking as a family too except one person gets cookies, i always make cheesecakes and my oldest daughter is our candy maker. She makes the best caramels and my other daughter loves making cupcakes.

  13. Trisha Carlson says:

    Yum! Looks so good I have to try it.

  14. Becky Kinard says:

    Not only does this sound delicious, it is the perfect cookie for Christmas! I can’t wait to try these.

  15. Tamra Gibson says:

    With a cute helper like that who wld care how they turned out. I miss Meijer we don’t hv one near us since we moved. Ty for the recipes. You guys always make them sound so easy to make and they turn out perfect. I usually end up eating the batter because I know mine won’t turn out lol.

  16. Julie Waldron says:

    These sound so good! It would be a great way to use up all the leftover candy canes!

  17. Karley Moore says:

    These look really great for Christmas! I can’t wait to make some!

  18. A good basic recipe so thanks for that. I need to make mine healthier due to diabetes so I use 1/2 the country crock, only 2 cups whole wheat flour no all purpose flour, 1 cup oats instead. Still full of flavor. I also only add the brown sugar and I use the splenda alternative for brown sugar and no other extra sugars added in to the recipe.

  19. Those look yummy! And the peppermint would provide a nice texture as well.

  20. Samantha Wagner says:

    These look delicious, and with all the holidays fast approaching, I’m looking for new recipes.

  21. Jay Jackson says:

    This sound delicious, thanks for the recipe.

  22. Debra Holloway says:

    I think these would be great cookies any time of year. I love peppermint cookies.

  23. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    These cookies sound so good. I can’t wait to give these a try. My family will love them. Thank you for sharing this recipe

  24. Thanks for the delicious recipe.

  25. Jay Jackson says:

    This sounds delicious, thanks for sharing. I will have to make this.

  26. Maryann D. says:

    I really want to try these White Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies. They look fun and tasty and festive!

  27. The cookies look good and fun to make. Love Country Crock!

  28. natalie nichols says:

    These are so cute! I need to bookmark and remember this.

  29. Brandon Sparks says:

    OMG! Thank you so much for this. It looks so amazing. My family is really going to love it.. Thanks again..

  30. The recipe sounds delicious.

  31. shannon fowler says:

    It may not be the holidays anymore, but these sound absolutely amazing. I know it would be a blast to make together as a family.

  32. Victoria Scott says:

    These look delish! Something to do our leftover candy canes and I love that the kids can help 🙂

  33. Maryann D. says:

    I enjoyed making cookies with my parents when I was a child. These cookies look terrific and tasty to make and eat.

  34. christina moore says:

    Thank you for sharing, I would love to try this receipe

  35. Thanks for the recipe for these delicious cookies.

  36. Jerry Marquardt says:

    This is a very nice holiday recipe, including for the New Year. I thank you for a great recipe, as I will be making it near this holiday weekend.

  37. Marilyn Nawara says:

    I remember my making these a few times… going to save this recipe for next year. Thanks for sharing it!

  38. I was going to make these for Christmas but I pooped out. Merry Christmas!

  39. Debbie Welchert says:

    I love this recipe. It would be a great way to use up the candy canes we have on our Christmas tree. They look like they would be pretty good.

  40. These look like cute and delicious holiday cookies! Holiday baking is a nice tradition to look forward to each year.

  41. Nicole Ackerman says:

    Looks like a great recipe for the holidays – thanks for sharing!

  42. Dana Matthews says:

    I’ve made a lot of cookies over the years but never these! They sound yummy. Country Crock is the ONLY spread I buy! It works for everything I need it to!

  43. Julie Hansen says:

    All the ingredients I love: Country Crock spread, candy canes, and white chocolate. Get the kiddos breaking up the candy canes And we are good to go! I have been wanting to find a recipe like this. Thanks for the share.

  44. christina moore says:

    I would love to try these for Christmas

  45. Nancy Burgess says:

    I tried these they were so good my grandkids loved them.

  46. Just in time for the holidays! I use Country Crock. It works good in cookies.

  47. Lisa Coomer Queen says:

    These look yummy! My granddaughter and I will have to try these. Thanks!

  48. I was looking for a recipe with candy canes! This looks like just what I wanted!! Thanks!

  49. Those look gooood! I still need to finish up some christmas baking, I just did a little this year so far.. thanks for the recipe 🙂

  50. Nancy Burgess says:

    These sound so good.I’m going to make them with my grandaughter.

  51. These look so good & fun to make. Granddaughter is coming on the 19th & I think we will make these.

  52. May Rodriguez says:

    Yes thankyou for the resipe would try to make this for Christmas I love eating Christmas cookies.

  53. I love candy canes. These are great!

  54. Crystal Rogers Walker says:

    I love this recipe and it would be a fun recipe to bake with my granddaughters and it looks easy and very tastey

  55. sounds delicious!!

  56. Christina Sparks says:

    This would be cool to try.

  57. Linda Manns Linneman says:

    These sound so good. A nice change from what I usually make. Thank you so much for sharing

  58. John Smith says:

    An intriguing combination of ingredients. Definitely.

  59. Tamra Phelps says:

    I promised my youngest nephew we would make cookies for Christmas. These would definitely be Christmasy!

  60. Brandon Sparks says:

    Wow.. This really does look amazing.. I will be trying to make this for Christmas. Thanks so much.

  61. Seems it’s for the holiday.

  62. Sheila Ritter says:

    I wasn’t even aware that Country Crock had their own recipes. This is great information to have. If the rest of them look as amazing as these cookies, I have a feeling I will be visiting their page quite often. Love your choice of mix ins.

  63. Yvonne Delgado says:

    I enjoy making and eating any holiday recipe that includes candy canes. This year I am going to make a Winter Wonderland white cake with a candy cane forest. Fingers crossed it looks like the photo 🙂

  64. Mary Gardner says:

    These look really delicious and my daughter would love helping as well!

  65. Bonnie Lee says:

    Looks like you had a lot of fun! Those cookies look so yummy!