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Candied Fruit Slices
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Candied Fruit Slices

The perfect Christmas Cookie everyone will look forward to .
Course Dessert or snack
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Freeze time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 25 minutes
Servings 7 dozen
Calories 714kcal
Author Janet K. Keeler

Ingredients

  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 cup soft candied green cherries cut in half
  • 1 cup soft candied red cherries cut in half

Instructions

  • Cream butter and powdered sugar. Add egg and vanilla, and mix well. Mix in flour and baking soda to make smooth dough. Stir in pecans and candied cherries until evenly incorporated.
  • Chill dough for 1 hour, then divide into 4 portions. Roll each piece into a log about 7 inches long and 1 ½ inches around. Roll in wax paper and chill for at least 3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Unwrap rolls and slice about ⅛-inch thick. Bake on parchment-lined cookie sheet for 13 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Nutrition

Calories: 714kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2.4mg