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Holiday Hideaways Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbie Brown
Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup butter-flavored shortening
1 egg
1 T. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 jars (10 oz each) maraschino cherries, well drained
10 oz. white confectionary coating (almond bark), dived
8 oz. dark chocolate confectionary coating
Finely chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening. Add egg, milk and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Form 2 teaspoonfuls of dough into a ball. Flatten ball and place a cherry in the center; roll dough around cherry. Repeat with remaining dough and cherries. Place balls 2 in. apart onungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 mins. or until set and the edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 min. before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Grate 2 oz. white confectionary coating; set aside. Melt remaining white coating with 2 T. shortening; melt dark coating with remaining shortening. Dip half the cookies into white coating; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle with pecans. Dip the remaining cookies in dark coating; place on waxed paper. Sprinkle with grated white coating. Store in covered container in the refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 1/2 dozen

 

 

 

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