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


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
    Grease cookie sheets
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes
    Watch first batch closely, don't over bake.
    Makes 9 dozen
  2. Sift flour, salt and soda, set aside.
  3. In 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.
  4. Drop 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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