Christmas Cracker Cookies

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Jan. 10, 2012


Walnuts 2 Ounce
Raisins 6 Ounce
Glace cherries 2 Ounce
Wafer biscuits 8 Ounce (Plain Variety)
Brown sugar 3 Ounce
Cocoa 3 Tablespoon (Leveled)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter 3 Ounce
Raspberry jam 3 Tablespoon
Sweet sherry 3 Tablespoon
Coconut 1 1/2 Ounce (Coarse Variety For Rolling)



1. Start by preheating the oven to 450F degrees

2. Place the walnuts, raisins, and glace cherries and chop them finely into small pieces

3. Take 2 sheets of greaseproof paper, and place the wafer biscuits between the paper and break it into small crumbs, then roll the paper firmly

4. In a basin, place the sugar, cocoa, salt and biscuit crumbs

5. Also add the chopped walnuts, raisins and cherries to the basin

6. In a sacuepan, place the butter, jam and sherry, keep heating until the butter melts

7. Now pour this mixture into the dry ingredeints and mix all together properly

8. In a bowl, knead this combined mixture properly, using you hands, now pour the mixture onto a board and from into a roll of 1/2 inches in diameter

9. In the greasproof paper, roll in the coarse coconut, and wrap it, let it chill until it turns firm

10. Finally bake this mixture in the over, until it turns golden and crisp

11. Once baked completely remove from the oven adn let it cool on a wire rack

12. Finally cut into 1/2-inch slices


13. Serve with tea or coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 566Calories from Fat 240

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 279 mg11.63%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 56 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet