Cherry Pecan Cookies

Dotted with dried cherries and pecans, these slice-and-bake goodies look and taste yummy. Plus, the dough freezes very well. For my holiday baking, that’s a must! —Amy Briggs, Gove, Kansas

Directions In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract. Combine flour and baking powder; add half to creamed mixture and mix well. Beat in cream,...


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cherry-flavored dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

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