Cherry Pecan Chocolate Kiss Cookies
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
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.