Cherry Icebox Cookies

Cherry Icebox Cookies If you like cherries, this is the cookie for you !

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 4 dozen

  • In a medium bowl, beat together the butter and shortening. Add the sugar; cream well. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Pat the cherries between paper towels to remove excess moisture. Stir cherries and pecans into the dough. Cover and chill for 2 hours.

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  • Shape the cold dough into 2 logs. Roll them in the colored sugar, wrap in wax paper and chill again until firm (about 1 hour).

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.

  • Unwrap dough and slice into 1/4 inch slices. Place on the prepared cookie sheets, and bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Per Serving: 238 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 29.6g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 17.9mg; sodium 99.5mg.