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Santa's Whiskers Recipe

Makes 60 cookies


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla or rum flavoring
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red or green candied cherries
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut


1. In mixing bowl cream together butter or margarine and sugar; blend in milk and vanilla or rum flavoring.
2. Stir in flour, chopped candied cherries, and chopped pecans.
3. Form dough into two 8-inch rolls.
4. Roll in flaked coconut to coat outside.
5. Wrap in waxed paper, chill thoroughly.
6. Cut into 1/4 -inch slices.
7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
8. Bake at 375 till edges are golden; about 12 minutes.


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Main Ingredient:Nut / Coconut
Nut / Pecan
Fruit / Cherry
Preparation Method:Baking

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