White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

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Directions

In the bowl of a food processor, combine flour and sugar. Cut cold butter in and pulse until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Add cherries and white chocolate #1. Pulse to combine. Add almond extract and drops of food coloring. Pulse to combine. Divide mixture into one ball for every 8 cookies you are making. Knead mixture until each ball is smooth. Roll each ball into a log approximately 1 1/2 inches wide. Roll up in parchment paper. Refrigerate for one-two hours or until firm. Slice chilled dough into 3/8 inch thick slices. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 325 for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool. In a saucepan over low heat, combine white chocolate #2 and shortening. Stir until melted. Squeeze melted chocolate over cookies (a squeeze bottle works great) or dip cookies in chocolate. Place cookies on waxed paper until set.

Freezing Directions

In the bowl of a food processor, combine flour and sugar. Cut cold butter in and pulse until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Add cherries and white chocolate #1. Pulse to combine. Add almond extract and drops of food coloring. Pulse to combine. Divide mixture into one ball for every 8 cookies you are making. Knead mixture until each ball is smooth. Roll each ball into a log approximately 1 1/2 inches wide. Roll up in parchment paper. Refrigerate for one-two hours or until firm. Slice chilled dough into 3/8 inch thick slices. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 325 for 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool. In a saucepan over low heat, combine white chocolate #2 and shortening. Stir until melted. Squeeze melted chocolate over cookies (a squeeze bottle works great) or dip cookies in chocolate. Place cookies on waxed paper until set. Divide into indicated number of freezer bags, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Enjoy!

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About This Recipe

These festive cookies have great flavor from maraschino cherries, almond flavoring and white chocolate. They make a great addition to any holiday cookie platter.

Meet The Cook

Heather enjoys being a “home chef” and loves to cook for her family.  As a rule, her family eats dinner together every night.  Freezer cooking gives her a little more free time to read, shop, and sew cute clothes for little girls.

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