Christmas Chocolate Cherry Cookies

This is a great recipe for a christmas cookie. I make it every year for the family. My kids like the chocolate chips while the grownups prefer the maraschino cherries and coconut. Show more

Ready In: 25 mins

Yields: 24-36 cookies

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cream shortening and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until well blended.
  2. Add eggs and almond extract, beating on medium speed until light and fluffy; about 2 minutes.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture gradually, beating on low speed just until blended. Fold in chips, coconut and cherries.
  4. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned around edges.
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