Cherry Tea Cakes
Picture is my own
1 cpowdered sugar
1 cbutter or margarine softened
2 tspmaraschino cherry liquid
1/4 tspalmond or vanilla extract
3drops of red food coloring
2 1/4 call purpose flour
1/2 cdrained maraschino cherries chopped
1/4 cvanilla 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
- 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.
- shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie pan 2 inches apart.
- bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
- remove from cookie sheets onto cooling rack. cool at least 20-30 minutes and drizzle with melted white/vanilla chocolate chips