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From Mail Box News, December, 1966

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 1 cup butter
 ½ cup sifted confectioner's sugar
 ½ tsp salt
 1 tbsp water
 1 tsp vanilla
 2 cups rolled oats
 Red or green candied cherries
 2 cups flaked coconut
Frosting
 2 cups powdered sugar
 ¼ cup milk
 2 drops green food coloring
 2 drops mint extract

1

Cream butter with sugar, salt, water, and vanilla. Add flour and beat until blended. Stir in oats. Shape dough around whole cherries into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

2

Bake in a 325-degree oven for 18 to 20 mins. Cool on racks.
Dip cooled cookies into the frosting, then roll in coconut. Let dry on racks.

Frosting
3

Combine sugar, milk, food coloring and extract. Beat until smooth.

Ingredients

 1 cup butter
 ½ cup sifted confectioner's sugar
 ½ tsp salt
 1 tbsp water
 1 tsp vanilla
 2 cups rolled oats
 Red or green candied cherries
 2 cups flaked coconut
Frosting
 2 cups powdered sugar
 ¼ cup milk
 2 drops green food coloring
 2 drops mint extract

Directions

1

Cream butter with sugar, salt, water, and vanilla. Add flour and beat until blended. Stir in oats. Shape dough around whole cherries into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.

2

Bake in a 325-degree oven for 18 to 20 mins. Cool on racks.
Dip cooled cookies into the frosting, then roll in coconut. Let dry on racks.

Frosting
3

Combine sugar, milk, food coloring and extract. Beat until smooth.

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