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Jeweled Coconut Crisps Recipe

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This recipe for Jeweled Coconut Crisps, by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Sunday, July 16, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped red and green candied cherries
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup flaked coconut

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in milk and vanilla. Stir in flour, cherries and pecans. Shape into two 8 inch logs. Sprinkle the coconut over waxed paper; place each log on waxed paper and roll in coconut. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
Unwrap dough and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 - 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes a great Christmas cookie.

 

 

 

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