Idaho's Bon Cherry Cookies

Idaho's Bon Cherry Cookies

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IDAHO: Munch your way across the USA. Melissa Wright, the state of Idaho is now represented. This recipe is from "Capitol Cookies" with recipes from every state & Washington, DC. This recipe was submitted by Maple Grove Elementary School PTA, Boise, Idaho, Linda Rush, Chairperson. I personally have not made these so Melissa, if you make these, let us know if they make the state proud.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    butter (do not substitute), softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    maraschino cherries (stems removed) or candied cherries, your choice

How to Make Idaho's Bon Cherry Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Mix all ingredients except for cherries and combine well. Shape into balls. Place a cherry in center of each.
    Bake @350 for approximately 12-15 minutes or until browned.

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About Idaho's Bon Cherry Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #idaho



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