Another favourite cookie recipe.
2/3 cup butter flavor crisco
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp milk
3/4 cup sugar
1 3/4 all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
48 Maraschino cherries,well drained on paper towel
1 cup white or dark melting chocolate,cut in small pieces
2 tbsp butter flavor crisco
Slivers of white chocolate
Finely chopped pecans
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter flavour crisco, sugar, egg, milk and vanilla in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well
blended. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Beat into creamed mixture at low speed. Press dough in very thin layer around well-drained cherries. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool on baking about one minute.
Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
For dipping chocolate, melt chocolate of choice and butter flavor criso on very low heat or 50% power in microwave. Stir. Transfer chocolate to glass measuring cup. Drop one cookie at a time into chocolate. Use fork to turn. Cover completely with chocolate (If chocolate becomes firm, reheat on low). Lift cookie out of chocolate on fork. Allow all excess to drip off. Place on wax paper-lined baking sheet.
Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of white chocolate cookies. Sprinkle white chocolate slivers on top of dark chocolate cookies while chocolate is wet.Chill in refrigerator to set chocolate.