Cream Cheese Dainties

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mary Scheffert

Found this recipe in a magazine - they sounded yummy & I thought they would be a great addition to any holiday cookie plate!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together cream cheese, margarine,& sugar; add almond extract.
  3. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder& salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  4. Chill dough at least 1 hour.
  5. Shape dough into 1" balls; roll in crushed almonds& place 1 1/2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Top each with a cherry slice.
  7. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned on bottoms.

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