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santa's whiskers cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Louise Herrod
Birmingham, AL

These are beautiful holiday cookies and so delicious! These are my children's favorite (mine, too)!

(1 rating)
yield 5 dozen
prep time 45 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For santa's whiskers cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour, sifted
  • 3/4 c
    each, red and green candied cherries
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, in pieces
  • 3/4 c
    coconut, flaked

How To Make santa's whiskers cookies

  • 1
    Cream together butter and sugar; blend in milk and vanilla extract.
  • 2
    Stir in flour, cherries and pecans.
  • 3
    Form into 2 "logs" - each about 2" in diameter and 8" long. Roll in coconut. Wrap in wax paper and chill several hours or overnight. (Can be frozen at this point, too).
  • 4
    Slice chilled cookie dough 1/4" thick; place on ungreased or parchment paper lined cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 12 minutes or until edges are golden.

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