Cherry Tea Cakes

Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

Easy, not too sweet and great with a cup of tea.



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Serves:

makes about 4 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 c
powdered sugar
1 c
butter or margarine softened
2 tsp
maraschino cherry liquid
1/4 tsp
almond or vanilla extract
3
drops of red food coloring
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
drained maraschino cherries chopped
1/4 c
vanilla or white chocolate chips melted for drizzle

1 CUP OF CHOPPED WALNUTS CAN BE ADDED AT THE SAME TIME AS THE CHERRIES IF DESIRED

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat Oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl beat powdered sugar, butter, cherry liquid, extract and food coloring, at med speed until well blended. add flour and salt and beat until well blended. stir in cherries.
2
shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie pan 2 inches apart.
3
bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
4
remove from cookie sheets onto cooling rack. cool at least 20-30 minutes and drizzle with melted white/vanilla chocolate chips

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cherry, #tea, #cookie