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sherry nut drops

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Valorie Mall
Chicago, IL

I always make these at the winter holidays. My mother made them every year and thie aroma is such a pleasant memory they are great for cookie exchanges and gift cookie tins.

(1 rating)
yield 100 cookies
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sherry nut drops

  • 11/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 3/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    sherry wine, not cooking sherry
  • 1 c
    finely chopped pecans

How To Make sherry nut drops

  • 1
    Set oven at 350 degrees. Grease or spray cookie sheets
  • 2
    Cream together butter and flour until light and fluffy. Add salt and continue beating.
  • 3
    Add flour alternately with sherry, beating well after each addition.
  • 4
    Stir in nuts. Drop by teaspoons on cookie sheets. Bake for 25 minutes being careful not to overbrown the cookies. Remove to a cooling rack. Keep in a sealed container. The flavor intensifies after the first day.