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Valentine’s Day Kiss

3 Comments | Written on February 11, 2010 at 5:00 am , by

There is no better way to say “I Love You” than with a homemade treat.  These cookies are a festive take on a classic recipe.  Share some kisses today!

vday cookies

Cherry Chocolate Kisses

1 cup butter, softened

1 cup powdered sugar

2 teaspoon maraschino cherry juice

1/2  teaspoon almond extract

few drops red food coloring

2 1/4 cup flour

1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained and chopped

48 chocolate kisses, unwrapped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a large bowl, combine butter, powdered sugar, cherry juice, almond extract and food coloring; blend well.   Stir in flour.  Add cherries and mix well.  Form dough into 1 inch balls.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.  Immediately top each cookie with a chocolate kiss.  Remove to a rack to cool.

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3 Responses to “Valentine’s Day Kiss”

  • 1
    Lina says:

    I love this new blog and have been reading you every day. These cookies look amazing! I can’t wait to make them this weekend.

  • 2
    Lisa Keys says:

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