Santa's Whiskers

Santa's Whiskers Recipe

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Carole F


My sister gave me this recipe long ago...couldn't find it, called and asked her for the recipe again. Great for the holiday!

★★★★★ 1 vote
makes about 4 dozen or more


1 c
1 c
1 tsp
almond extract
2 1/2 c
3/4 c
finely chopped maraschino cherries
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
3/4 c
flaked coconut

How to Make Santa's Whiskers


  • 1Preheat oven to 375.
  • 2Cream butter, and sugar together; blend in extract. Stir in flour, cherries and nuts. Form into two log rolls, 2" x 8". Roll in coconut. Wrap and chill several hours or overnight. Slice 1/4 inch thick slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Allow to cool 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack. Store in airtight container. ****If mixture is dry while mixing all ingredients together, add about 1 tablespoon of milk to mix before rolling into logs.

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About Santa's Whiskers

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy