How To Make Painted Christmas Cookies

These quite cookies have a surprise cherry in the middle.

1 cup butter, softened

half of cup confectioners’ sugar

1 tablespoon water

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups all reason flour

1 cup brief cooking oats

half teaspoon salt

36 maraschino cherries, properly drained

Glaze Coating


Preheat oven to 350 tiers.

In a bowl, cream the butter, sugar, water and vanilla.

In some other bowl, integrate the flour, tuscany store oats and salt; steadily upload to the creamed aggregate.

Shape a tablespoonful of dough around every cherry to form a ball. Place 2-inches aside onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 18 to twenty minutes or until bottoms are browned. Let cool.

Glaze Coating

2 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/4 to one/three cup milk

2 cups flaked coconut, finely chopped


In a bowl, combine sugar and enough milk to make a easy dipping consistency. Dip cookies into glaze, then roll into coconut.

Makes 36 cookies.

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