Cream Cheese Delights
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes
  • Servings: About 2 Dozen
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a small bowl, cream the shortening, cream cheese, and sugar until light and fluffy
  2. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla
  3. Combine the flour and salt
  4. Gradually add to the creamed mixture
  5. Mix well
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets
  7. Top each with a cherry half
  8. Bake at 350 F for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned
  9. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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