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Cherry Icebox Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Maraschino cherry juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped maraschino cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Add cherry and lemon juices.
Stir in nuts and cherries.
Shape into four 12-in rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in slices.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges begin to brown.
Remove to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cherry
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4720 Calories from Fat 2015

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 229 g351.8%

Saturated Fat 120.7 g603.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 695.3 mg231.8%

Sodium 809.2 mg33.7%

Total Carbohydrates 614 g204.7%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84.2%

Sugars 292.9 g

Protein 60 g120.9%

Vitamin A 124% Vitamin C 1502.2%

Calcium 30.7% Iron 128.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cherry Icebox Cookies Recipe