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Santa's Whiskers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Cass-Garcia, RN - Nutrition Support Team
Added: Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter -- softened
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c. red and green candied cherries -- chopped
1 T all-purpose flour
1 c. coarsely chopped pecans
3 c. sweetened coconut flakes

Directions:
Directions:
Combine butter, sugar, powdered sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add 2 1/4 cups flour. Continue beating until well mixed. Combine cherries and 1 tablespoon flour in small bowl; toss to coat. Stir cherry mixture and pecans into dough by hand. Shape dough into 3 (10 x 1 1/2-inch) logs on plastic food wrap. Roll each in 1 cup coconut. wrap tightly. Refrigerate until firm (1 hour or overnight). Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dough can be stored frozen for up to 2 months. When ready to bake, thaw in refrigerator overnight. Bake as directed.

 

 

 

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