Punch Bowl Cookies

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A family favorite created by my grandmother, these delicious cookies where changed from 'Christmas cookies' to 'punch bowl' because of the likeness of the cherry to punch in a bowl.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
28
Yield:
1 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ pound butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 14 candied cherries, halved, or more as needed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.

  2. Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl until creamy and smooth; scoop by teaspoonful onto the prepared baking sheet. Make an indentation in the center of each portion and insert a cherry half.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are light brown, about 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

116 Calories
7g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 28
Calories 116
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 15mg 0%

* 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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