Cherry Snowball Christmas Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
A delicious easy to make Christmas cookie.
  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup icing sugar (confectioner's sugar)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 to 3 dozen maraschino cherries (drained and dried)
  • fine granulated sugar
  1. Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  2. Add the flour, salt and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Take a small amount of dough (about 1½ tsp. for each cookie) and flatten in the palm of your hand.
  4. Place a whole drained and dried cherry on the circle of dough.
  5. Cover cherry by pinching dough up and around it.
  6. Roll dough ball between hands until smooth.
  7. Bake on greased baking sheet at 325 degrees F. for 25-30 minutes.
  8. While still hot, roll in fine granulated sugar.
  9. Makes approximately 2 dozen or so depending on how big you make each ball.
  10. Freezes well.
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