Walnut Cherry Delights


These may be frosted with an icing made from 2 cups powdered sugar, a slightly beaten egg white and 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice or water. You can use candied cherries in these cookies instead of the maraschinos, if you prefer.

1 dozen


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup maraschino cherries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square pan.

  2. Mix 1 cup flour, white sugar and butter by hand. Pat into pan. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes.

  3. With a whisk, beat 2 eggs. Whisk in brown sugar, then add 1/4 cup flour and baking powder. Stir in nuts and cherries. Pour over baked crust.

  4. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

658 Calories
30g Fat
94g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 658
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 189mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 94g 34%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 65g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 240mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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