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Santa's Whiskers Cookies

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“Delicious & festive little cookie balls. You can also flatten them out a bit if you like for a more traditional shape.”
60 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Have ungreased baking sheets ready.
  2. Beat butter, sugar, egg, milk, extracts and salt in a large bowl with mixer on medium speed until blended (mixture may look curdled). On low speed, beat in flour until combined. Stir in 1 cup coconut and the cherries.
  3. Put remaining coconut into a bowl. Drop rounded measuring teaspoons dough into coconut; rolling gently to coat. Place 2-in. apart on baking sheets.
  4. Bake 15 minutes, or until coconut is toasted and cookies are set. Cool slightly on baking sheet on a wire rack before moving directly on baking sheet to completely cool.

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