Christmas Cookies

My Mom made these cookies every Christmas and they are by far my favourite cookie.  Now every time I make them I think of her.  They are a family favourite and always follow Christmas dinner.


  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teas vanilla
  • 1/8 teas salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup glazed green cherries, whole
  • 1/2 cup glazed red cherries, whole


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add the vanilla, salt and flour.
  3. Finally add the nuts and cherries.
  4. Divide dough in three pieces.  Roll each in waxed paper/parchment paper making a 1 1/2″ and place in fridge overnight.
  5. Slice in 1/4″ cookies with a sharp knife and bake at 375 F for 8-10 minutes.


Comments are closed.