Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Christmas Cookies **French Fancies**

These cookies are delicate.   A surprise greets you when you bite into it.


Jar of well drained Marachino Cherries
1/2 cup margarine
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon milk

Cream together margarine and sugar.   Blend in vanilla.   Add the dry ingredients alternating with milk.

Take approximately 1 tablespoon of the dough and shape it around one marachino cherry.  Place on un greased cookie sheet.  
Bake  350  for 12-15 minutes and until lightly browned.

When cool, dip into glaze

1 1/2 cup sifted confectioners sugar
2 Tablespoon milk


  1. Thank you for sharing! These look deliciously different from the normal cookie plate offerings--I don't think I've ever seen these before. They sound wonderful!

    1. Please take my word, they are very different. I am sure you will enjoy them. :)

  2. I've been making these cookies for over 20 years and get praises every year.

  3. I have finally found someone else that makes them! :) Yes, people are amazed with how different they are. Merry Christmas!!