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.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
6
Yield:
1 dozen
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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

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

  • 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.

  • Bake for 20 - 25 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

658 calories; protein 8g; carbohydrates 94g; fat 30g; cholesterol 102.7mg; sodium 189.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
12/11/2005
These cookies were the hit of our Christmas cookie exchange (and do not need the icing)...we made 2 batches...they were so popular we had to make a 3rd!!! Read More
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
12/11/2005
These cookies were the hit of our Christmas cookie exchange (and do not need the icing)...we made 2 batches...they were so popular we had to make a 3rd!!! Read More
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
04/11/2017
I found this recipe and a very similar one which I made first. I wanted to see if this one was better than the first one which I thought was perfect. No this is not. This one I liked but it is not as delicious as the other one. Read More
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