SANTAS WHISKERS COOKIES by Freda
I use the Coconut Flavoring and they are so flavorful.
Hint; I also glaze the tops with just a hint of Rum or butter flavored Glaze, these are desired by all who see and taste these.
Note: the prep time below is with out the Chill time, of 2-24 hrs.
SANTAS WHISKERS (COCONUT) COOKIES
3/4 Cbutter or margarine
2 Call purpose flour
1 tsppure vanilla extract or coconut flavoring
3/4 Cred and green candied cherries chopped
1/3 Cpecans, chop fine
3/4 Ccoconut, flaked
1 1/2 Cpdr sugar
2-3 Tbsheavy cream
2 tspbrandy, rum, lemon, vanilla or flavoring of your choice.
How to Make SANTAS WHISKERS COOKIES by Freda
- Preheat Oven @ 375 degrees.
Beat Butter with electric mixer til light and fluffy about 30 sec. Add 1/2 the Flour, th sugar, Milk, and flavoring. Beat til blended well.
- Stir in remaining Flour.
Stir in Cherries, and nuts.
SHAPE; into 8" rolls.
Pour coconut into long pan, Roll this 8" roll into coconut. Coat well.
Wrap in wax paper; Chill in refer 2-24 hrs.
- CUT into 1/4" slices,
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
- BAKE; 375 10-12 min. until edges are golden in color.
COOL, cookies on wire rack,
should make about 5 dozen cookies.
OPTION: drizzle with glaze of your choice. . . in zig zag shape on tops of cookies, for an impressive look.
Mix all ingrediens till smooth consistency, Pour into Plastic Zip-lock bag.
( I place Plastic Zip Lock bag over Cup, or glass with sides folded over the cup. Fill plastic bag with Glaze)Remove air, an Zip shut.
Cut a tiny small corner to use to drizzle over your cookies. Drizzle in a ZIG ZAG motion. Have fun & enjoy