Cherry Nut Cookies Recipe

Category: Bakery Recipes

Another tried and tested bakery recipe by John de Visser. This classic recipe for Cherry Nut Cookies is a great way to add colour and variety to your range of cookies.
This recipe makes approximately 10.7kg of cookie dough.


  • 1.36kg Cake Margarine (Medium to Hard Grade)
  • 1.36kg Castor Sugar
  • 453g Eggs
  • 226ml Water
  • 3.175kg Soft Flour
  • 85g Baking Powder
  • 1.36kg Peanuts
  • 1.36kg Imitation Cherries
  • 1.36kg Sultanas


  • Heat oven to 163ºC (325ºF).
  • Mix margarine and sugar until smooth. Do not cream.
  • Add eggs and water to the batter and scrape down the sides.
  • Sieve together flour and baking powder.
  • Add flour mixture to batter and bring to a soft dough.
  • Mix through peanuts, cherries and sultanas.
  • Place on trays in round pieces and flatten with a fork.
  • Bake for 11min or until the edges brown.