Santa's Whiskers

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Good traditional Christmas cookies!!

Preparation time:
Cooking time: 12-14

Serves: Enough for 4 dozen cookies

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: dessert · christmas ·


1 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
2 tb. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
3/4 c. chopped red and green candied cherries
1/2 c. chopped pecans
3/4 c. flaked coconut


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.

Add milk and vanilla, beating until smooth.

Stir in remaining ingredients EXCEPT coconut.

Shape dough into two (8x2") cylinders; roll each in coconut.

Cover and chill 3-4 hours (I wrap in saran wrap). Cut into 1/4" thick slices.

Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375-degrees for 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Yield: about 4 1/2 dozen.

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