Total Time
24mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 9 mins

This is one of my favorite Christmas cookies. When I was little my mom would make these because she didnt like chocolate chip cookies. I make these now for my boys and they love'em too :) They eat them almost quicker than I can get them baked.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugars.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl mix flour, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add to wet ingredients slowly and mix well.
  5. Add chopped cherries and pecans.
  6. Chill dough for 45 - 60 minutes.
  7. Drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet.
  8. BAKE in preheated 375-degree [Fahrenheit] oven for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Let stand for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  10. * For bigger cookies use tablespoons, but yield will be less.

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