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“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!”
48 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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