December 22, 2009

Holiday Cheer - Cherry Christmas Cookies

Cherry Christmas Cookies

Make dough one day ahead—needs to be refrigerated overnight.

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1 cup butter, softened
¾ cup brown sugar
½ tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
2 ½ cups flour
1 cup sliced almonds
½ cup red cherries, whole, drained
½ cup green cherries, whole, drained


Cream butter; add sugar and then vanilla, salt, and flour. Mix well. Add almonds and cherries. Spread dough onto counter and form into a roll. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Preheat oven 375°. Slice roll into thin slices with sharp knife and bake on a greased baking sheet for 10 minutes.

Tomorrow's recipe: Cinnamon Pan Cookies

“Now Christmas comes, 'tis fit that we
should feast and sing, and merry be:
Keep open house, let fidlers play.
A fig for cold, sing care away;
And may they who thereat repine,
On brown bread and on small beer dine.”
~from the 1766 Virginia Almanack


LuAnn said...

This recipe looks very "easy!" And tasty!

Judy said...

Recipes are easy the hunk looks tasty!!!

Another great recipe for the holiday.

robynl said...

a great recipe; I love Icebox cookies.

Mary Ricksen said...

Yummy recipe!

Estella said...

Looking good!

Karen H in NC said...

Sounds similar to a fruit cake cookie recipe I had years ago.

Love the 'Holly Jolly Christmas' graphic too....a real blood pumper! LOL...or maybe a heart stopper!