Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl cream shortening and sugar.
  2. Add the eggs one at a time,beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in extract.
  4. Combine the flour baking soda and salt,gradually add to creamed mixture.
  5. Stir in coconut and nuts if desired.
  6. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  7. Place a cherry half in the center of each cookie.
  8. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned.
  9. Remove to wire racks to cool.


Most Helpful

LOVE these cookies! They are so easy to make. Got RAVE reviews at work! Thanks for sharing this keeper.

Beth Gray November 24, 2008

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