Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

Cherry Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients:

1

Cup

Butter

Tsp

Salt

1

Cup

Powdered sugar

1

Tsp

Vanilla

1-1/4

Cup

Flour

1

Cup

Finely chopped nuts

2

8 ounce

Jars maraschino cherries or 2 cups candied cherries

1

Cup

Chocolate chips

Directions:

Beat ingredients and salt in large bowl with electric mixer on med speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla. Mix in flour and nuts. Refrigerate dough 1 hour

Heat oven to 350

Roll dough into 1 balls. Place 2 apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Indent center of each cookie, place 5 or 6 chocolate chips in center of each and top with a maraschino cherry half or a half of a candied cherry. Bake 5 minutes. 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on sheets for 5 minutes, remove and finish cooling on wire rack.

 

Yields

4 dozen

 

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