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Santas Whiskers cookie recipe

Santas’s Whiskers Cookie Recipe

  • Author: Jamie Sanders


This Santa’s Whiskers Cookie Recipe is always a hit with the kids and is the perfect cookie for Holiday Cookie Exchanges!



  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 21/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-cup red candied cherries, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 cup flaked coconut


  1. In a large mixer bowl beat butter till softened.
  2. Add sugar and beat till fluffy.
  3. Add milk and vanilla and beat well.
  4. Add flour and beat until well mixed.
  5. Stir in cherries and pecans.
  6. Shape into three 7″ rolls.
  7. Roll in coconut to coat.
  8. Wrap and chill for several hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 375F.
  10. Cut into 1/4″ thick slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Bake about 12 minutes or until done. Remove and cool.