Sliced Cookies Cherry Nut Slices

Posted by: BarbCA 11-03-99 9:56 AM


Cherry Nut Slices

1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups candied cherries, halved
1 cup chopped pecans


In large bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, and egg.

Stir in flour, cherries and pecans.

Chill dough for easier handling.

Divide into thirds and shape into 1 1/2 inch diameter roll.

Wrap in wax paper and chill until firm, about 3 hours.

Heat oven to 325F.

Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.

Bake for 15 minutes or until brown around edges. Remove from pan immediately.

Yield: 6 to 8 dozen.



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