Cherry Almond Butter Cookies

Recipe by LuuvBunny
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 60-70
YIELD: 6 dozen




  • Beat first 4 ingredients in large bowl until light and creamy.
  • Combine flour and baking powder in medium bowl.
  • Add to butter mixture in 2 batches, alternating with cherries, stirring well after each addition.
  • Divide mixture into 3 equal portions.
  • Shape each into 1 1/2 inch diameter roll.
  • Cover with plastic wrap.
  • Chill for at least 3 hours until firm.
  • Cut each roll into 1/3 inch thick slices.
  • Arrange about 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets.
  • Gently press 2 or 3 slivered almonds into each cookie.
  • Bake in 350F oven for about 10 minutes until just golden.
  • Let stand on cookie sheets for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.
  • Cool cookie sheets between batches if using more than once.
  • Makes about 6 dozen.