Saturday, May 26, 2012

Pink Kiss Cookies

If you like chocolate covered cherries, this recipe is FOR YOU! Chocolate covered cherries is one of my favorite Christmas candies, so I am thrilled with this recipe! I hope you like it too! Please let me know if you like it by commenting below.

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 drops red food coloring
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 10 oz. jar Maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
  • 25-30 Hershey Kisses

  1. Cream together butter and powdered sugar.
  2. Add cherry juice, almond extract, red food coloring and salt and beat well.
  3. Add flour 1 cup at a time, scraping bowl.
  4. Fold in cherries.
  5. Place quarter (or a little bigger, depending on how you like them) sized balls of dough on cookie sheet leaving a little room between them to spread.
  6. Bake at 350F degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and immediately top with Hershey Kisses, pressing down slightly.
  8. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
  9. Makes 25-30 cookies.

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