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Holly Berry Cookies

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"What would Christmas be without overflowing tins of cookies? These festive filled cookies are the all time favorites of my family. Back when our children were small, we began baking them the day after Halloween and put them away in the freezer."
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Ingredients

38 m servings 176 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk. Add to crumb mixture just until moistened. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-in. round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Spread jam on half of the cookies; top each with another cookie.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine sugar, milk and vanilla until smooth; spread over cookies. Decorate with red-hot candies before glaze is set. Let dry. Using a small new paintbrush and green food coloring, paint holly leaves on cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 176 calories; 4.2 g fat; 33.6 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 72 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I've been making these cookies to put in Christmas gift baskets every year since I first saw the recipe in Taste of Home magazine. They're delicious and everyone always raves about them.

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This cookies was, unfortunately, mostly a disappointment. The taste of the cookie itself was pleasant, but the texture was odd. This was most likely my fault, but the dough was always too stic...

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I've been making these cookies to put in Christmas gift baskets every year since I first saw the recipe in Taste of Home magazine. They're delicious and everyone always raves about them.

I've been making these cookies for years. While the decorating is time consuming, the end result is worth it. They're my family's favorite. The cookies are easy to roll out and always turn out p...

I have been making these cookies every Christmas since the recipe was first published in Taste of Home. They are beautiful and tasty and always get rave reviews, and they are a tradition I won'...

Very good. A little time consuming, but very festive looking. Would make again.

This cookies was, unfortunately, mostly a disappointment. The taste of the cookie itself was pleasant, but the texture was odd. This was most likely my fault, but the dough was always too stic...

These are good cookies, but you need to let them set out for awhile so they firm up. Nice presentation.

Just got finished making these. They take time but they are really good. For better taste while the glaze was still wet, I crushed a Sweet Stripes peppermint up and sprinkled over the glaze. can...