Holiday Ribbon Cookies

Holiday Ribbon Cookies

Layers of cherry, chocolate and poppy seed offer a buttery cookie taste delight.

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About 6 1/2 dozen cookies

cup butter or margarine, softened
cup sugar
teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
cup chopped walnuts
tablespoons finely chopped drained maraschino cherries
tablespoons poppy seed
  1. In medium bowl, beat butter, sugar, vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in flour and salt until dough forms.
  2. Divide dough into 3 parts. Into 1 part of dough, mix chocolate and walnuts. Mix cherries into another part of dough. Into remaining part of dough, mix poppy seed.
  3. Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap, leaving 1 inch of plastic wrap overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Spread poppy seed dough evenly in bottom of pan. Spread chocolate-walnut dough over poppy seed dough. Spread cherry dough over chocolate-walnut dough. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled.
  4. Heat oven to 375°F. Using plastic wrap, lift dough from pan. Cut dough lengthwise in half. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 1 inch apart.
  5. Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
Makes About 6 1/2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated for up to 24 hours before baking, or dough can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 9 months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 45
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 35mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.