*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Hidden Treasures
 
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 Serving Size  : 48   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      2/3  Cup           Butter Flavor Crisco
      3/4  Cup           Sugar
    1                    Egg
    1      Tablespoon    Milk
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
    1 3/4  Cup           All purpose flour
    1      Teaspoon      Baking powder
      1/2  Teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  Teaspoon      Baking soda
   48                    Maraschino Cherries -- well
                         drained on paper towels
                         -------WHITE DIPPING CHOCOLATE------
    1      Cup           White melting chocolate
                         cut into small pieces
    2      Tablespoon    Butter Flavor Crisco
                         -------DARK DIPPING CHOCOLATE-------
    1      Cup           Semisweet chocolate chips
    2      Tablespoon    Butter Flavor Crisco
                         Finely chopped pecans
                         Slivered White Chocolate
 
 Preparation Time: 60 Minutes               Bake Time: 10 Minutes 
 
 1. Heat oven to 350. 
 
 2. Cream Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in a large bowl at
medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. 
 
 3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Beat into creamed mixture
at low speed. 
 
 4. Press dough in very thin layer around well drained cherries. Place 2 inches
apart on ungreased baking sheet. 
 
 5. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Cool one minute on baking sheet. Remove to cooling
rack. Cool Completely. 
 
 6. For Dipping Chocolate: melt chocolate of choice and Butter Flavor Crisco on
very low heat or at 50% power in microwave. Stir. 
 
 7. Transfer chocolate to glass measuring cup. Drop one cookie at a time into
chocolate. Use fork to turn. Cover completely with chocolate. *Lift cookie out of
chocolate on fork. Allow excess chocolate to drip off. Place on wax paper lined
baking sheet. 
 
 8. Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of white chocolate cookies. Sprinkle white
chocolate slivers on dark chocolate cookies while chocolate is still wet. Chill
in referigerator to set chocolate. 
 
 Makes 4 dozen cookies 
 
 *If Chocolate becomes to firm, reheat on low. 
 
 Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection 
 
 
 
 
 
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