Christmas Shortbread

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/44 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups cocnut
  • 2/3 cup red and green maraschino cherries chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisons
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 – 14 oz. can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8″ pan. Line with wax paper and butter again. Cream butter and sugar together. Blend in flour. Pat dough evenly into prepared pan. Pierce with a fork every half inch. Bake 30 minutes. Meanwhile combine remaining ingredients. Spread evenly on lshortbreak. Bake 35 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool in pan. Turn out and remove wax paper. Cut into squares. Sprinkle with icing sugar if desired. Makes 2 dozen squares.