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Strong Arm Cookies-Cherry,Chocolate Pecan Recipe

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This recipe for Strong Arm Cookies-Cherry,Chocolate Pecan, by , is from McMillan Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Wark
Added: Thursday, August 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 stick butter room temperature
2 cups dark brown sugar
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups pecan halves toasted and cooled
2 cups extra large chocolate chips(chocolate chunks)
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
2 large eggs
3 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp salt.
2 cups dried cherries

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven 375
Cream butter and shortening 2 minutes. Add sugar beat 5 minutes. Add beaten eggs and stir in buttermilk set aside. Sift dry ingredients, gently add to butter mixture. Stir in nuts,cherries and chocolate chips. Chill batter that is tightly covered at least 1 hr. Use cookie sheet with parchment paper. Use 1/2 Tbs scoop measure. 1 dozen evenly spaced cookies. Flatten slightly. Bake 8 to 10 min. Until no imprint left. Allow cookies to cool 1 Min on cookie sheet then cool on rack. Store in air tight container. Makes 8 dozen

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 Dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are a recipe from my great friend Joanne McMahon. Thanks Joanne. Good recipe.

 

 

 

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