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Bite size treats with just the right amount of sweetness.

Cherry Balls
INGREDIENTS

1/2 c. softened butter 1/4 c. powdered sugar 1 1/2 c. sifted flour pinch of salt 1 t. vanilla 25-30 maraschino cherries, well drained QUICK CREAM ICING: 1 c. sifted powdered sugar 1 t. vanilla 2 T. heavy cream

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix butter and sugar to creamy consistency; add flour, salt, and vanilla. Mix with fingers until well blended. Gather about a tablespoon of dough and fold dough around cherry, making sure it's not too thick. Place on cookie sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes @ 350 degrees. Mix icing ingredients; blend cookies into icing while still slightly warm, and let sit on waxed paper until icing has hardened. A family favorite!

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RECIPE FACTS

Servings: 25-30

Nutritional information per serving

No nutrition information available

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