Santa's Whiskers Cookies

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Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Make these one day and bake the next day. This is an easy to make, delicious holiday cookie.
Photo adapted from Food.com.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
54 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla or almond extract
2 Tbsp
milk
2-1/2 c
flour
3/4 c
candied red cherries, finely chopped
1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1 c
coconut

Step-By-Step

1Beat butter for 30 seconds.
Add sugar and beat until fluffy.
Add milk and vanilla and beat well.
Stir in flour, a little at a time, then cherries and pecans.
2Shape into 2 rolls, 2 inches in diameter.
Place each roll in a strip on a piece of plastic wrap.
Wrap and then refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Remove and unwrap dough.
Place coconut on a plate and roll in the coconut.
Re wrap and put in refrigerator overnight.



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3Next day, slice 1/4 inch thick.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden.

About Santa's Whiskers Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American