How to Make Cherry Cookies Recipe

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Cherry Cookies Recipe Description

You can, and will, enjoy cherry cookies any time of the year. They taste especially good around the holidays. Even though this cherry cookies recipe does not use fresh cherries, you will still enjoy them.

Contributed By: From Grandma Hanley’s Cookbook Collection

Yield: 4 to 4 1/2 dozen cookies

Did You Know? The city of Oliver, British Columbia in Canada holds the world record for the largest cherry pie. The pie weighed 39,683 pounds.

Cherry Cookies Recipe Ingredients

2 cups sifted flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup shortening

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 Tablespoons milk

1/2 cups chopped nuts

1/2 cup ccuped candied or maraschino cherries

1/2 cup coconut flakes

Cherry Cookies Recipe Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 ° F.

  2. Sift together flour, soda, and salt into a mixing bowl.

  3. Mix in sugar, shortening, and egg.

  4. Add vanilla and milk, stirring to combine.

  5. Beat for 2 minutes.

  6. Stir in nuts, cherries, and coconut.

  7. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto greased cookie sheet.

  8. Bake in the oven for 12 – 15 minutes.

  9. Cool the cookies on a wire rack.

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