Fruit Cake Slice and Bake Cookies
Fruit Cake Slice & Bake Cookies

Fruit Cake Slice and Bake Cookies

A retro cooking sometimes known as Santa's Whiskers. These slice and bake cookies are filled with cherries and pecans and then rolled in coconut.

84
cookies
40 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups red and/or green candied cherries, chopped

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

3 cups sweetened flaked coconut

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter, sugar, powdered sugar, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add 2 1/4 cups flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine cherries and 1 tablespoon flour in another bowl; toss to coat. Stir cherry mixture and pecans into dough.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 3 (10x1 1/2-inch) logs on plastic food wrap. Roll each in 1 cup coconut. Wrap tightly. Refrigerate 1 hour or overnight until firm.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-13 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned.

Nutrition

50Calories
2.5Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
35Sodium (mg)
7Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 06, 2015

This is one of my all time favorite Christmas cookies. The candied cherries make them sparkle.

— says Susan C.
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  November 25, 2015

Great cookies. Have made them before using another recipe. This one is much easier. Am going to experiment with different fruits and nuts.

— says Marian R.
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