Cherry Drops

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

From Mr. Food. These colorful cookies will add that festive touch to any cookie platter this holiday season. The recipe for Cherry Drops is so easy, you'll want to make these all year long!


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Rating:

Serves:

60

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 stick
butter, softened
(1) 3oz pkg
cherry-flavored gelatin
1 c
sugar or splenda
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
60
maraschino cherries with stems, drained on paper towels
white decorative crystal sugar for sprinkling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Add gelatin and sugar and beat until well mixed. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour and baking powder. Mix well. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place on baking sheets.
2
Flatten with bottom of glass, and make an indentation in center of each cookie with your thumb. Place a cherry in indentation and sprinkle with sugar crystals. Bake 8 to 10 minutes,or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes,then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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