Ingredients

How to make it

  • In a large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar; cut in butter until crumbly.
  • Knead in cherries, 2/3 cup white chocolate, extract until dough forms a ball.
  • Shape into 3/4" balls.
  • Place 2" apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Flatten slightly with a glass dipped in remaining sugar.
  • Bake at 325 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • In a microwave, melt shortening, remaining white chocolate at 70%
  • power 1 minute; stir.
  • Microwave at additional 10-20 second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  • Dip half of each cookie into chocolate; allow excess to drip off.
  • Sprinkle with coarse sugar, edible glitter.
  • Place on waxed paper until set.
  • Store in an airtight container.

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  • NPMarie 1 month ago Was this review helpful? Yes Flag
  • runtchick58 4 years ago
    I have a grandson with an egg allergy, I'm excited about making these for him!
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    " It was excellent "
    noola ate it and said...
    It looks nice! Sounds great:)
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  • lilliancooks 4 years ago
    These look and sound amazingly good!
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    I am back to tell you that I finally made these, and they were heavenly! The cookies stayed soft for days and I loved Marachino cherries here! This will be made often in my house from now on, thanks! I added my picture, hope that's OK. Also adding this recipe to the "I made it" group.
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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    I've been looking for something good with the white chocolate in it lately, and I think I just found it! This has been printed out already and I look forward to trying this soon!
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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    This looks absolutely beautiful!Great post!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    aussie_meat_pie ate it and said...
    Yummy...great recipe :)
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    YUM... a winner... ^5
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    " It was excellent "
    quaziefly ate it and said...
    I absolutely love this recipe. But Ihave to put it off until I complete this diet. Still, It is a super, wonderful recipe. Five Plus!
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  • otterpond 4 years ago
    Those look beautiful. You need to add a Valentine day flag to this recipe.
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    " It was excellent "
    grizzlybear ate it and said...
    Yeah baby you had me at white chocolate.......MMMMMM

    nice post .....got my 5
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