Almond Cherry cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.7
  • Total Fat: 13.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.1 mg
  • Sodium: 105.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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This simple old recipe uses half ground almonds in place of half the flour . This simple old recipe uses half ground almonds in place of half the flour .
Number of Servings: 36


    2 cups flour
    2 cups finely ground almonds
    1/4 cup honey
    1 t vanillia flavoring
    2 cups softened butter
    1/2 t salt
    18 maraschino cherries cut in half


Combine butter and honey, add ground almonds and mix well. Add salt and vanilla and mis well. Slowly add the flour into a firm dough. Shape the dough into 1" balls. Cut the cherries in half. Place the cookie balls on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Press half a cherrie into each cookie ball, this will squash the cookie into a disk with a cherry in the center. Bake at 350* for 12-15 minutes.

Serving Size: makes 36 two inch diameter cookies

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLUTTERBUG51.

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