Cherry Tea Cakes

1
Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

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



Picture is my own

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Cherry Tea Cakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat 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.
  • 2shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie pan 2 inches apart.
  • 3bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 4remove from cookie sheets onto cooling rack. cool at least 20-30 minutes and drizzle with melted white/vanilla chocolate chips

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About Cherry Tea Cakes

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