How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.
  • Sift flour, nutmeg and salt in bowl.
  • Beat together butter, sugar and orange rind in large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg and liqueur until smooth.
  • Stir in flour mixture until well blended. Gently stir in chopped cherries.
  • Using 1 tablespoon of dough for each cookie, roll into a 5-inch-long rope.
  • Shape into a wreath and place on greased cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned at edges. Transfer to rack to cool.
  • Blend glaze ingredients in small bowl; mix until smooth and good spreading consistency. Add milk, as needed.
  • Spread glaze lightly over cooled cookies. Decorate with red and green cherries to look like wreaths.
  • Makes 2 dozen.

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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
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    THIS RECIPE HAS WON THE SECOND PRIZE
    FOR BEST DESSERT RECIPE - DECEMBER 2008
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    MMMMmmmmm Grand Marnier cookies ( you have to say this in a very low voice and very, very slowly)
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    Grand Marnier cookies....*sigh*....and I bet they're so pretty too. All festive and with more Grand Marnier *sigh* in the glaze. Thanks, hon...wow. ^5!! *sigh* ;) ~ Vickie
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    " It was excellent "
    pink ate it and said...
    Oh...my, my, my, my...my! Tops! *smiley smile*
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  • notyourmomma 6 years ago
    Krum, this was a special post just for you...I love any excuse for Grand Marnier, too. As a matter of fact, my throat is a little scratchy now. LOL
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  • krumkake 6 years ago
    These are for ME - perfect, notcho...you were thinking of me when you posted this, weren't you? Any excuse to bring out the Grand Marnier is a good one to me - I have to make these pronto!
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  • kukla 6 years ago
    :) !!!!!
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  • chefmeow 6 years ago
    These sound fantastic. Can't wait to try.
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