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Christmas Slice-and-Bake Cookies

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Christmas Slice-and-Bake Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 78
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Layers of cherry, chocolate and poppy seed offer a buttery cookie taste delight.
Updated Oct 20, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped drained maraschino cherries
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seed
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

45 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 4g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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