Jeweled Cookie Slices

Course : Desserts
Serves: 2 1/2 dozen
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1/3 cup butter -- melted, no substitutes
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped candied red and green cherries
2 tablespoons chopped blanched almonds
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation / Directions:

In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugars. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Stir in fruit and almonds. Combine dry ingredients; add to the butter mixture. Spread evenly into a foil lined 8x4x2 inch loaf pan. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Invert dough onto a cutting board; remove foil. Cut into 1/4 inch slices; placed on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.


Nutritional Information:

1765 Calories (kcal); 68g Total Fat; (34% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 266g Carbohydrate; 353mg Cholesterol; 1351mg Sodium

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