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

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  • 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

How to Make Santa's Whiskers Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat 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.
  2. Shape 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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  3. Next 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.

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About Santa's Whiskers Cookies

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




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