Cherry Coconut Cookies

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

The name says it all "Cherry Coconut" They are very different and also have pecans in them.
My daughter found the recipe and we made them for our Christmas plates.
Give it a try for something different. They were a hit !


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Serves:

3 1/2 doz. 2" cookies

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
butter flavor crisco
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
almond extract
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
1
egg
1 3/4 c
unsifted flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
3/4 c
flaked coconut
1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans
1/3 c
quartered maraschino cherries (drained on paper towels)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream butter flavored crisco, sugar, salt, almond extract, lemon peel and egg thoroughly in large bowl at medium speed. Combine flour, baking power and baking soda, add to creamed mixture. Blend well.
Stir in coconut, pecans and cherries by hand.
2
Form into 1" balls. Place on un-greased baking sheet.

Bake for 11-12 min. Let cool on baking sheet.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy