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Yield: 48 cookies

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup Butter Flavor Crisco
¾ cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 tablespoon Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1¾ cup All purpose flour
1 cup White melting chocolate, cut into small pieces
1 cup Semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco
1 teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Baking soda
48 Maraschino Cherries, well drained on paper towels
2 tablespoons Butter Flavor Crisco
Finely chopped pecans
Slivered White Chocolate

WHITE DIPPING CHOCOLATE

DARK DIPPING CHOCOLATE

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes Bake Time: 10 Minutes 1. Heat oven to 350.

2. Cream Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in a large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Beat into creamed mixture at low speed.

4. Press dough in very thin layer around well drained cherries. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.

5. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Cool one minute on baking sheet.

Remove to cooling rack. Cool Completely.

6. For Dipping Chocolate: melt chocolate of choice and Butter Flavor Crisco on very low heat or at 50% power in microwave. Stir.

7. Transfer chocolate to glass measuring cup. Drop one cookie at a time into chocolate. Use fork to turn. Cover completely with chocolate. *Lift cookie out of chocolate on fork. Allow excess chocolate to drip off. Place on wax paper lined baking sheet.

8. Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of white chocolate cookies. Sprinkle white chocolate slivers on dark chocolate cookies while chocolate is still wet. Chill in referigerator to set chocolate.

Makes 4 dozen cookies

*If Chocolate becomes to firm, reheat on low.

Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 5.

Shared by: David Knight

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