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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Ingredients

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

Directions

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

6 comments:

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!