Cherry Icebox Cookies Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCourse
Main Ingredient


 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour3 1⁄4 Cup (52 tbs)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cream of tartar1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Maraschino cherry juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped maraschino cherries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4720 Calories from Fat 2015

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 229 g351.8%

Saturated Fat 120.7 g603.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 695.3 mg

Sodium 809.2 mg33.7%

Total Carbohydrates 614 g204.7%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84.2%

Sugars 292.9 g

Protein 60 g120.9%

Vitamin A 124% Vitamin C 1502.2%

Calcium 30.7% Iron 128.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Add cherry and lemon juices.
Stir in nuts and cherries.
Shape into four 12-in rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in slices.
Place 2 in apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges begin to brown.
Remove to wire racks to cool.