Santa's Whisker's/Christmas Cactus Cookies

50
Servings
1m
Prep Time
12m
Cook Time
13m
Ready In

Recipe: #38816

May 30, 2022



"Darlene Kossman made these and called them Christmas Cactus Cookies. From Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. Slice and bake overnight"

Original recipe yields 50 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (19.8 g)
  • Calories 73.4
  • Total Fat - 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 10 mg
  • Sodium - 45.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 4.4 g
  • Protein - 0.9 g
  • Calcium - 4.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Beat butter for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add sugar and beat until fluffy.

Step 3

Add milk and vanilla and beat well.

Step 4

Stir in flour, then cherries and pecans.

Step 5

Shape into three 7-inch rolls.

Step 6

Roll dough in coconut to coat outside.

Step 7

Wrap in waxed paper or clean plastic wrap.

Step 8

Chill thoroughly overnight.

Step 9

Next day

Step 10

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 11

Cut into 1/4 inch slices.

Step 12

Place on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 13

Bake in 375 oven for 12 minutes or until edges are golden.

Tips & Variations


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