Cherry Tea Cakes

Enjoy this delicious cookie using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour – perfect for dessert.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 60

1
cup powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons maraschino cherry liquid
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
3
or 4 drops red food color
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup drained maraschino cherries, chopped
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, cherry liquid, almond extract and food color with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. On low speed, beat in flour and salt. Stir in cherries.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool 20 to 30 minutes.
  • 4 In 1-quart resealable freezer plastic bag, place baking chips; seal bag. Microwave on High 35 to 50 seconds, squeezing chips in bag every 15 seconds, until chips are melted and smooth. Cut small tip from bottom corner of bag; drizzle melted chips over cookies.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.