Merry Cherry Ice Box Cookies
Recipe type: holiday baker, christmas, baking, cookies, snacks,
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup candied red and green cherries, chopped small
  • 1 cup toasted coconut
  • Aluminum foil
  1. Beat together butter and sugar until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, continue to beat until combined. Add candied cherries and stir.
  2. Sift in your flour and salt. Mix until all combined. The dough should be a little sticky and come together easily. If you find it a little dry, you can add a couple drops of water.
  3. Split dough into two halves and roll each half into roughly a 2 inch log. Roll each log in the toasted coconut. Wrap in foil and put into freezer or fridge.
  4. When ready to bake cookies slice dough log into about ¼ inch slices. Bake in 375 F oven for about 7-8 minutes.
Recipe by | Bakersbeans (Wanda Baker) at