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    Cherry-Chocolate Blossoms

    Cherry-Chocolate Blossoms. Photo by AlabamaGirl71

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    42 mins

    30 mins

    12 mins

    Donna M.'s Note:

    A beautiful little cookie for cookie trays and holidays. Very simple to make yet very elegant.

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    Serves: 48



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    1. 1
      In large bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, cherry liquid, almond extract and food color; blend well.
    2. 2
      Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
    3. 3
      Add flour and salt; mix well.
    4. 4
      Stir in cherries.
    5. 5
      If dough is too dry, add a little more cherry liquid until dough holds together when shaped.
    6. 6
      Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
    7. 7
      Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
    8. 8
      Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are just slightly brown.
    9. 9
      Immediately top each cookie with a chocolate candy, pressing down firmly.
    10. 10
      Remove from cookie sheets and cool.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 22, 2010


      I hate giving bad reviews but these cookies just weren't what I was expecting. I made them the first time for my son's Valentine's Day party and followed the exact recipe but they seemed dry and I couldn't taste very much cherry and I didn't really like the almond. So the 2nd time, I added more cherries, used butter instead of margarine, used vanilla instead of almond and rolled them in the red sugar as suggested. Still no cherry taste. I made them today for Thanksgiving and used even MORE cherries and I just can't get the flavor that I've been looking for. The cookie itself is good, it's just lacking the cherry flavor.

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    • on December 25, 2009


      Even after adding vast amounts more cherry to the mixture, these didn't have a strong cherry taste to them and therefor the cookies were rather bland.

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    • on December 19, 2009


      We make these in my family ever year for Christmas. We follow this exact recipe to a T. There are never any left. We fill the center with homemade chocolate ganache instead of kisses (after baking, make a small indentation in the center of the cookie and fill with the ganache ).

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    Nutritional Facts for Cherry-Chocolate Blossoms

    Serving Size: 1 (57 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 48

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 300.4
    Calories from Fat 152
    Total Fat 16.9 g
    Saturated Fat 8.7 g
    Cholesterol 20.2 mg
    Sodium 86.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 33.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    Sugars 25.1 g
    Protein 4.0 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    maraschino cherry juice

    maraschino cherries

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