Jennifer Jones Recipe

Cherry Pecan Snowballs

By Jennifer Jones Jenn394


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Jennifer's Story

This is another good one from my Grandma Whitehead. We really enjoyed this one at the cookie swap, and I have made them several times since. The don't last too long around my house.

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
sugar
1 c
flour
1 c
red cherries, candied, chopped
1 c
chopped pecans
1 tsp
water
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
2
Cream butter and add sugar gradually.
3
Add flour, cherries, pecans, water and vanilla, and mix thoroughly.
4
Shape into balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
5
Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
6
Roll in powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #cherry, #pecans

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6 Comments

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louise mazingo nal
Feb 23, 2013
this looks so good i well be trying it at my church one nite.
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Jennifer Jones Jenn394
Jun 6, 2012
I'm sure you could use those also. I like to make cherry white chocolate macadamia nut cookies and have used the dried ones. Hey, maybe I'll post that one too. I had forgotten about that one. lol
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michelle robinson michelleloveschocolate
Jun 6, 2012
could you use dry cherries that you can buy year round or do they need to be candied ones?
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Kim Biegacki pistachyoo
Jun 6, 2012
Oh, I love the addition of cherries in these cookies. Will have to try it out for the holidays. Thanks for sharing Jennifer.
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