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Merry Christmas Cherry Fudgies
Chewy Merry Christmas Cherry Fudgies! so pretty in their tiny, foil cups. Yummy!
Recommended Servings
2 dozen cookies
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 package (3 oz.)cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Cherry Fudge Filling
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4 cup finely chopped red maraschino cherries, well drained
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 egg

Cherry Glaze
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 or 2 teaspoons red maraschino cherry juice
Additional red cherries, well drained and finely chopped, if desired
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter and the cream cheese with mixer on medium speed. Stir in flour, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa and the vanilla.
2. Place paper baking cup, if desired, in each of 24 mini muffin cups, 1 3/4 x 1 inch. Divide dough into 24 equal pieces. Press each piece in bottom and up side of muffin cup. In small bowl, mix all filling ingredients. Spoon about 2 teaspoons filling into each cup.
3. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when filling is touched lightly. Cool 1 hour; loosen from cups with tip of knife. Remove from pan to wire rack. In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the cherry juice until smooth and spreadable. Drizzle glaz3 over cookies; sprinkle with additional chopped cherries. Enjoy!

Servings: 2 dozen cookies

Nutritional information per serving

1 cookie: Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 40); Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 2.5g; Trans Fat Og); Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 35 mg; Total Carbohydrate 14g (Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugars 10g); Protein 1g; %Daily Value; Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 2%; Exchanges; 1 other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices; 1

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