Fancy Cherry-Pecan Cookies

Fancy  Cherry-pecan  Cookies Recipe

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donna clark

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@donnacl

This is a great cookie for the holiday's because of the color the cherries give the cookies.The cherries give the cookies a nice blend of sweetness without being too sweet.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
about 5 doz.
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
packed brown sugar
3/4 c
shortening
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/4 c
chopped maraschino cherries
2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 tsp
salt

How to Make Fancy Cherry-Pecan Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Beat brown sugar, shortening, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy. Stir in pecans and cherries.
  • 2Sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt in medium bowl, add by 1/2 cupsful to shorteding mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • 3Divide dough in half. Place on sheet of waxed paper, shape into a log. refrigerate until firm.
  • 4Preheat oven to 400 degrees, cut dough into 1/8" thick slices. Place on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 6-8 minutes or until golden brown . Cool 1-2 minutes on cookie sheet . Remove to wire rack , cool completely.

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About Fancy Cherry-Pecan Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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