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    Cherry Gems (Cookies)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 20 mins

    35 mins

    45 mins

    Chef Buggsy Mate's Note:

    A nice cookie any time. (Note these are a slice and bake cookie. Prep time does not include refrigeration time to set the dough.)

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix butter, eggs, brown sugar, and flour until well combined.
    2. 2
      Add baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, vanilla, cherries, and nuts.
    3. 3
      Roll dough into logs that are approximately 1 inch around. Wrap in waxed paper and place in the refrigerator until ready to bake.
    4. 4
      When you are ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. 5
      Slice logs into 1 inch rounds and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    6. 6
      Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown.
    7. 7
      Cool 5 minutes before transfering to a cooling rack.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 21, 2011

      55

      This is a winner recipe for sure! They were easy to prepare, which is always a bonus when I'm doing my Christmas -time baking. They came out tender and moist, and I especially loved the flavor of the dried cherries -- not overly sweet, and full of flavor. The cookies were even better the second day -- so buttery and rich. Delicious! I was making these cookies as part of a holiday platter, so I did drizzle some white chocolate glaze over the tops for a little decoration, and I received lots of compliments on your recipe. I'm so glad I have this to add to my cookie collection. Thanks!

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    • on August 01, 2011

      55

      What a lovely surprise these icebox cookies were. They were incredible Bugsy Mate. So flavorful, crisp and tender, we couldn't stop eating them. We really enjoyed the subtle hint of cinnamon in this easy to make butter cookie. I used dried cheeries and dried raspberries. I can't wait to make these again. Another winner from Bugsy. Thanks so much for sharing. I should tell you that I made chocolate chip cookies also and these disappeared first. Kudos to you.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cherry Gems (Cookies)

    Serving Size: 1 (73 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 289.8
     
    Calories from Fat 111
    38%
    Total Fat 12.3 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 53.7 mg
    17%
    Sodium 240.5 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 41.3 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 20.1 g
    80%
    Protein 3.7 g
    7%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dried cherries

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