Old Red Inn and Cottages Holiday Haystack Cookies

Old Red Inn and Cottages Holiday Haystack Cookies

Ingredients: (makes about 3 dozen)
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 3/4 cups rice crispies
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained, dried and chopped
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 to 2 cups flaked coconut (for rolling)

Directions:
Beat butter, powdered sugar and peanut butter in large bowl. Stir in cereal, cherries, chocolate chips and pecans. Mix well. Shape Teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in coconut. Place on cookie sheets and chill in refrigerator 1 hour. Store in refrigerator.