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Frosty Cherry Cookies

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Frosty Cherry Cookies
MAKES
72 (6 dozen)
COOK TIME
8 Min

Every Christmas, Susan from Merrimac, Wisconsin gets together with her friend to bake all day long. This recipe is one of her favorites and she's been making it for 15 years!

What You'll Need

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup crushed oven toasted rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup candied red cherries, cut into quarters

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine butter and 1 cup sugar. Stir in egg and almond extract. Stir in flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder; mix well. Add cereal and cherries and mix well.
  3. Place remaining sugar in a shallow dish. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Roll in sugar to coat and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until bottoms of cookies are lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 72

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 44
  • Calories from Fat 12
  • Total Fat 1.4g 2 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.8g 4 %
  • Trans Fat 0.1g 0 %
  • Protein 0.4g 1 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 6.0mg 2 %
  • Sodium 44mg 2 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 7.7g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0 %
  • Sugars 5.0g 0 %

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what does this recipe mean by oven toasted rice cereal?? can you use the rice chex gluten free

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