Cherry Flips

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Shortbread-like cookie with a cherry tucked in the center. Frost with a tinted buttercream icing.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter

  • 2 egg yolks

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons almond extract

  • 36 maraschino cherries

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Directions

  1. Blend together the butter, egg yolks, vanilla, salt, confectioners' sugar and flour.

  2. Take small amount of dough in hand , flatted out and wrap around drained cherry. ( I use a combination of red and green cherries and tint the icing to match the color of the cherry. )

  3. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until golden brown (about 10 minutes).

  4. Cool and dip in tinted butter icing. Roll in coconut flakes. ENJOY!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
12g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 48mg 1%

* 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.