“I have not made these yet, but is on the menu for Christmas 2007. Borrowed from a book called Santa's Favorite Cookies. The picture in the book looks absolutely divine!”
READY IN:
13mins
YIELD:
48 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add powdered sugar; beat until well blended. Add egg and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  2. Combine candied fruit and walnuts in medium bowl. Stir 1/4 cup flour into fruit mixture. Add remaining 2 1/4 cups flour to butter mixture; beat at low speed until blended. Stir in fruit mixture with spoon.
  3. Shape dough into 2 logs, each about 2 inches in diameter and 5 1/2 inches long. Spread coconut evenly on sheet of waxed paper. Roll logs in coconut, coating evenly. Wrap each log in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or overnight, or freeze up to 1 month (let frozen logs stand at room temperature about 10 minutes before slicing and baking).
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. Cut logs into 1/4 inch thick slices; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

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