Cherry Pecan Chocolate Kiss Cookies


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Serves 48 | Prep Time | Cook Time 9

Why I Love This Recipe

Adapted from the Pillsbury Best cookie cookbook

.. I changed kiss to cherry filled kisses and added chopped pecans


Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup softened butter
2 tsp maraschino cherry liquid
1/2 tsp. almond extract
4 drops of red food coloring
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained and chopped.
about 48 milk chocolate candy cherry filled kisses, unwrapped
Chopped pecans


Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.


In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, cherry liquid, almond extract and food color; blend well.


Add flour, salt and mix well.


Stir in cherries, Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in chopped pecans and Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.


Bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.


Immediately top each cookie with candy kiss, pressing down firmly.


Remove from cookie sheets.


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