Santa’s Whiskers

Weekly Recipe: 
Santa's Whiskers cookies

1 cup butter flavored or golden shortening softened

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups Gluten-Free Flour

3/4 cup red candied cherries, finely chopped

1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped

3/4 cup flaked coconut

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In mixing bowl cream together shortening and sugar; blend in milk and vanilla. Stir in flour, cherries, and pecans. Form dough into two 8-inch rolls. Roll in flaked coconut to coat outside. Wrap in waxed paper or clear plastic wrap; chill thoroughly. Cut into 1/4 inch slices, place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until edges are golden, about 12 minutes. Recipe and image courtesy of Domata