Sliced Cookies Ribbon Cookies by reknbek

reknbek posted 11-17-99 9:08 AM pt (US)

* Exported from MasterCook *
Ribbon Cookies
Recipe By :Grandma
Categories : Cookies
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cups butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
2 eggs -- beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 1/2 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup candied cherries
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1/3 cup poppy seeds
1/3 cup pecans
food coloring -- green or red


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well.

Divide dough into 3 parts. Add cherries to 1 part, chocolate and pecans to another and poppy seeds to third.

Add green or red food coloring to one or both of white doughs.

Pat 1 part in a large flat roll. Pat another part and place on first
one. Place third dough on second. Cover with waxed paper and refrigerate
overnight.

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Cut in 1/8 inch slices and bake at 375 degree for 10 to 15
minutes.



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