Cherry Nut Treats

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READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

Here is another of my favorite cookies to be made during the Holiday season, so delicious and very delicate -

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup margarine
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated
  • 1 teaspoon orange rind, grated
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 34 cup nuts, chopped fine
  • 6 candied cherries, coarsely chopped


  1. Cream margarine, sugar and egg yolk together until fluffy. Add next 5 ingredients and mix well. Wrap in wax paper and chill for several hours.
  2. Roll in small balls. Beat egg whites slightly and dip balls - next dip balls in nuts - place on a greased cookie sheet. Press small piece of cherry in each.
  3. Bake at 350F for 12-15 minutes.

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