Festive Chewy Cherry Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by anme7039

A very tasty cookie I came up with to use up leftover cherries and coconut that is now a favorite in this house!

Top Review by Sam 3

I was very surprised with amount of sugar in them and that t called for maraschino cherries that they wern't overly sweet. I am not a fan of sweets and these were perfect! I used almond extract and it lent an interesting flavour. I didn't taste too much coconut flavour, but it did bulk them up. I made half of the recipe now and froze the rest of the dough to use later.

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Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy, then blend in juice from drained cherries and extract.
  2. Mix in flour until combined then stir in coconut and cherries.
  3. Shape the dough into rolls in plastic wrap(this will be very sticky!) and place in fridge for a few hours until firm (or freeze until needed).
  4. Preheat oven to 380°F
  5. remove from fridge and slice into rounds and place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for about 10-12 minutes.
  6. I did mine convection at 360 for about 10 minutes also.
  7. Bake until edges are slightly brown.

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