Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies

Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies Recipe

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Deanna Rodgers


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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Makes 9 dozen
45 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
butter, softened
2 1/4 c
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

How to Make Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies


  • 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.

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About Maraschino Cherry Nut Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies