Monday, February 1, 2010

Cherry Kisses

Here is a yummy and easy recipe that I usually only make around Valentine's Day (it would be dangerous for me if I made them more often).

Cherry Kisses
Cream together :
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 Tbs. maraschino cherry juice
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries
Sample some of the yummy dough :)
Roll into 1" balls
Bake 8-10 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
Press a kiss into each cookie after removing from the oven. I buy the kisses on clearance after Christmas and keep them in the freezer, hidden from the kids and myself.

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  1. Those are so pretty and it seems pretty easy. I may make these for my daughter's valentines party at school.

  2. Mmmm those look SO good!

    Hope you are doing your under $100 linky this week- I think I will finally have it together to join :)

  3. I'm going to have to make these, I love the nice pink cookie. And you can't go wrong with chocolate kisses!

  4. I am having my hubby add the cherries to the shopping list! These sound amazing!

  5. Thanks for sharing this recipe! It's going on my list for Valentine's Day treats-- they are so pretty, and sound delicious! My girls will be delighted that they are pink :).

  6. Oh - that's a great one I can do with my kids! Thanks!

  7. Those look to pretty to eat, but then again there's chocolate. I have to try these.

  8. These look like the perfect Valentine cookie (with perhaps a drizzle of chocolate over them)! Can't wait to make them! Thanks.

  9. Oh my goodness.. These are on the TOP of my "to-do" list!!! Thank you for sharing your recipe! ~tina

  10. I am printing this cute!

  11. ohhh that sounds so good!

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

  12. Ummm yeah, those look amazing! And easy, I'm making these this weekend now!!!


  13. brilliant! they remind me of my grandfather's
    favorite candy, cherry mash!

    can't wait to try these.

    thank you!

  14. Becky - I just had to let you know I made these for a Valentine's party last weekend and they were a big hit. I just love the color of them. I served them on a wonderful old chocolate brown furnace grate which really set off the color even more. And my non-junking friends were amazed once again!
    Cheryl, Junk Devotion


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