Thursday, December 17, 2009

8 Days 'Till Christmas: Santa's Whiskers Cookies

I hope you've enjoyed my holiday recipes. I'll have 8 more holiday postings. If you want a recipe to anything, just let me know and I'll see what I can do =)
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now I have never had any of these, but don't they look so yummy (minus the pecans and coconut)?!?

Santa's Whiskers Cookies

  • 3/4 cup Margarine
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped candied red or green cherries
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup coconut

  1. Beat margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add about half the flour, the sugar, milk, and vanilla.
  3. Beat till thoroughly combined.
  4. Stir in remaining flour.
  5. Stir in cherries and pecans.
  6. Shape into 8-inch rolls and roll in coconut.
  7. Wrap in wax paper; chill 2- 24 hours.
  8. Cut into 1/4-inch slices.
  9. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake in a 375 degree oven 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden.
  11. Cool cookies on a wire rack. Makes about 60.

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