Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Shortening

  2. 1/2 c Margarine or butter

  3. 3 c All purpose flour

  4. 1 c Sugar

  5. 1 Egg

  6. 2 tb Milk

  7. 1 t Vanilla

  8. 1/2 ts Baking soda

  9. 1 Square (1 ounce) semi-sweet

  10. Chocolate, melted and Cooled 4 ts Milk

  11. 1/3 c Chopped candied red

  12. Cherries 1/2 c Chopped pistachio nuts

  13. 1/4 ts Rum flavoring

  14. Few drops green food Coloring Powdered sugar icing or Melted chocolate

  15. 30 seconds or till softened. Add half the flour, the sugar, egg,

  16. 2 Tbsp. milk, vanilla, baking soda, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Beat till thoroughly combined,

  17. 2 tsp. of the milk. Into second portion, mix cherries. Into third portion mix nuts, remaining milk, flavoring, and enough green food coloring to tint dough. To shape dough, line bottom and sides of an

  18. 8 x 4 x 2 inch loaf pan with clear plastic wrap. Press pink dough evenly in pan. Top with chocolate dough. Top with green dough. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours. Invert pan; remove dough. Remove plastic wrap. Cut dough into 1/4 inch thick slices; cut each slice crosswise into three pieces. Place

  19. 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in

  20. 375 oven

  21. 8 to 10 minutes or till edges are lightly browned. Remove and cool on rack. Drizzle with powdered sugar icing tinted green or with melted chocolate. Makes about 84 From: Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Cookies


Send feedback