Mincemeat Icebox Cookies

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 29mins
SERVES: 45
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • With electric mixer, in large mixing bowl, beat butter until creamy, then gradually add both sugars, beating well.
  • Add egg & almond extract, beating well.
  • Add mincemeat & cherries, & blend well.
  • In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder & salt.
  • Add flour mixture to liquid mixture, beating well.
  • Stir in pecans, then cover & chill dough 2 hours.
  • When dough has cooled, shape into two 6" to 8" logs.
  • Wrap logs in wax paper & freeze until firm.
  • When frozen, slice dough into 1/4" slices, & place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.
  • NOTE: If you want an easy [as well as festive] pie or cheesecake crust, crumble these cookies & press them onto the bottom of a springform pan or pie plate!
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