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Santa's Whiskers I

Santa's Whiskers I Recipe

Makes about 60

Ingredients

1 cup butter flavored or Golden Crisco (shortening)-- softened


1 cup granulated sugar


2 tablespoons milk


1 teaspoon vanilla extract


2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour


3/4 cup red candied cherries -- finely chopped


1/2 cup pecans -- finely chopped


3/4 cup flaked coconut

Method

In mixing bowl cream together Crisco and sugar; blend in milk and vanilla. Stir

in flour,

cherries and pecans.
Form dough into two 8-inch rolls. Roll in flaked coconut

to coat

outside. Wrap in waxed paper or clear plastic wrap; chill thoroughly.

To cook:
Cut into

1/4-inch

slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375F until edges are golden,

about 12

minutes.
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