Cherry Kiss Cookies

Excellent Cookies for Christmas and Valentine's Day.

Cherry Kiss Cookies

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  • 1

    Cup Butter, Softened

  • 1

    Cup Confectioners' Sugar

  • ½

    tsp Salt

  • 2

    tsp Maraschino Cherry Juice

  • ½

    tsp almond extract

  • 6

    drops red food coloring, optional

  • Cups all-purpose flour

  • ½

    Cup Chopped Maraschino Cherries

  • 54

    Milk Chocolate Kisses, Unwrapped


1) Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. In a large bowl, beat butter, confectioners' sugar and salt until blended. Beat in cherry juice, extract and food coloring. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in cherries. 2) Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets. 3) Bake 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are light brown. Immediately press a chocolate kiss into center of each cookie (cookie will crack around edges). Cool on pans for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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