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
Add:
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.


MMM--enjoy!
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15 comments:

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

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  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 :)

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

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

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  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 :).

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

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

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

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

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  10. I am printing this recipe..how cute!

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  11. ohhh that sounds so good!

    ~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

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

    Mags

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

    can't wait to try these.

    thank you!

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  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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