Logs of butter cookie dough, laced withfinely chopped pecans and red and green candied cherries, arerolled in coconut, chilled and then sliced and baked. (The ‘whiskers’is the coconut.)
Recipe: Santa’s Whiskers
1 cup butter or margarine, softened1 cup granulated sugar2 tablespoons milk1 teaspoon vanilla or rum extract2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup finely chopped pecans1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons finely choppedred candied cherries1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons finely choppedgreen candied cherries3/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
Makes 5 dozen.
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