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Serves About 2 Dozen | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 12-15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste Of Home - Agnes Golian

Perfect for the Holiday

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
1 pkg (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1 tsp salt
Halved maraschino cherries or candied cherries


In a small bowl, cream the shortening, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy

Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla

Combine the flour and salt

Gradually add to the creamed mixture

Mix well

Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets

Top each with a cherry half

Bake at 350 F for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned

Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks

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