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Santa's Whiskers III

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"You may want to tint the coconut to make the cookies even more colorful."
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servings 65
Original recipe yields 78 servings (6 - 1/2 dozen)


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  1. Cream butter and sugar in large bowl. Blend in milk and vanilla and add to creamed mixture. Blend in flour, pecans and cherries.
  2. Shape mixture into three 7 inch rolls. Roll each in coconut; wrap rolls and chill overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Slice each roll into 1/4 inch slices and bake 12 minutes on ungreased cookie sheets.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 65 calories; 3.7 7.7 0.6 6 21 Full nutrition

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My daughter and I tried this recipe and it in no way turned out the way we know Santa's Whiskers should turn out. We have baked them many times before using another recipe that I am unable to l...

My mom has made these delicious cookies every year for as long as I can remember, and now I make them as well. I do tend to add a little less pecan and cherry (1/2 cup pecan and 3/4 cherries.) ...

I have been making these for about 5 years. Found this recipe on facebook. We all love these. I leave out the nuts and run the cherries thru the little chop blender I have. I just chop them...