Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies Recipe

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Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies

Deanna Rodgers

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@paintingdeedee

This has always been a holiday favorite but it is good anytime. It is a good cookie to put in holiday baskets.


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Serves:
Makes 9 dozen
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
butter, softened
2 1/4 c
sugar
3 large
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
reserved cherry juice
3 c
oats, quick cooking, uncooked
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1 jar(s)
12-oz. maraschino cherries, drain & reserve juice, chop cherries

Step-By-Step

1Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease cookie sheets
Bake 8 to 10 minutes
Watch first batch closely, don't over bake.
Makes 9 dozen

2Sift flour, salt and soda, set aside.

3In large bowl cream butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and cherry juice. Mix well. Add dry ingredient, small amounts at a time, mixing well. Stir in oats, cherries and pecans.
Note: If mixture seems to stiff you can add a little more cherry juice.

4Drop by teaspoons on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Watch first batch closely, don't over bake. Makes 9 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies