~ Cherry Filled Cookies ~ Soft

8
Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

A family tradition! Soft, tender cherry filled cookies! We've made these at Christmas time for as long as I remember. They're always a welcomed addition to our cookie trays!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24 - 3 inch or 12 large
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    flour
  • 3tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 stick
    unsalted, butter - softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • Cherry
    pie filling

How to Make ~ Cherry Filled Cookies ~ Soft

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder. Set aside.

    Cream together shortening, butter, sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.

    Beat in flour, then milk. Chill covered for 25 minutes.
  2. Roll out half dough to about 1/8 inch on well floured surface. If too sticky add a little more flour. Just make sure your surface is well floured...you can always dust extra off cookie. Cut with 3 inch cookie cutter. I made mine larger, therefore less cookies.

    Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet or as I did on parchment paper. Add 1/2 - 1 tablespoon cherry filling. Roll out remaining dough and cut tops for filled cookies.
  3. Crimp with fork tines around edges. Cut a slit on top to release steam or poke with tines of fork.
  4. Bake at 375 degree F for 12 - 15 minutes or until starting to turn golden on edges.

    Cool on cooling rack. Store in container with lid.

Printable Recipe Card

About ~ Cherry Filled Cookies ~ Soft

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Quinoa Recipes You Need to Make ASAP

Quinoa Recipes You Need to Make ASAP


Not only is quinoa healthy, gluten-free, and high in protein, but it’s a plant food that is actually delicious! A perfect substitute for pasta or rice, quinoa should be a welcome addition to your diet. Don’t believe us? Check out these 21 delicious quinoa recipes that will have you running to the nearest grocery store […]

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes

10 Moist & Flavorful Pumpkin Bread Recipes


Filled with spices of the season, pumpkin bread is a fall favorite. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, an afternoon snack, or dessert. A simple pumpkin bread recipe is delicious but many ingredients can be added to turn this quick bread into something special. Dates, cranberries, or chocolate chunks can be folded into the batter. […]

18 Recipes for Roasted Fall Vegetables

18 Recipes for Roasted Fall Vegetables


Brussels sprouts and potatoes and butternut squash – oh my! These roasted vegetable recipes are everything you need for the perfect fall side dish. Easy, healthy and flavorful, you’ll use produce that’s in season to make these tasty dishes. From garlic to balsamic to apples, the tasty additions to these roasted fall vegetables are winners!