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Cherry Mexican Wedding Cakes

I put a twist on a Christmas favorite for these cookies. They are the perfect bite. Buttery, melt in your mouth goodness and not too sweet. The touch of pink comes from the cherries making them a great choice for your special Valentine. If you like a touch of chocolate with your cookie check out the Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookie on my blog. Enjoy.


2 cups of flour

¾ cup chopped walnuts

½ cup chopped maraschino cherries

2 TBSP cherry juice

¼ cup sugar

1-cup butter, unsalted

1 tsp. vanilla

pinch of salt

½ cup powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl except for the powdered sugar. Beat on slow speed until just combined. Shape dough into 1” balls. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly golden. Let cool for 5 minutes and roll in powdered sugar. Makes 36 cookies.

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