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Cherry Cookies

Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

 

These amazing sugar cookies use fresh cherries and almond extract for extraordinary flavor. Perfect summer holiday dessert when cherries are in season. Substitute maraschino cherries during the Christmas baking season.

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 sticks unsalted butter ((salted butter can also be used))
  • 3 1/2 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour ((bleached flour toughens baked goods))
  • 2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups fresh cherries (pitted, diced, and patted dry really well (I only had 1 ½ cups but 2 cups would be better))

Directions

  1. Pit cherries. Cut into small pieces and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. Blend butter to a peak with an electric mixer. Add sugar,...
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Cherry Cookies

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Author:
Teresa
Cuisine:
American
Category:
Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Recipe Yields:
48
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