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Cherry Cinnamon Cookies

Course Dessert
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 138 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz jar maraschino cherries, drained and diced
  • 2 ⅓ cups plus 2 T. all-purpose flour, divided

  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • powered sugar for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Combine cherries and 2 tablespoons flour in a small bowl. Mix; set aside.
  • Combine remaining flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and baking soda in a medium bowl and mix.
  • Beat butter, sugar and cream cheese at medium speed until fluffy. Add egg, buttermilk and almond extract; beat until blended.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating just until moistened; fold in cherry mixture. Chill one hour.
  • Shape dough into one-inch balls; place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350° for 12 to 14 minutes; cool completely on wire rack.
  • Garnish with powdered sugar. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 138kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 76mgPotassium: 24mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 179IUCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Cherry, Cinnamon, Cookies
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