Homemade Icebox Cherry Cookies

Homemade Icebox Cherry Cookies


These cookies are buttery in flavor. Wonderfully sweet. Try this recipe.
* 1 cup Butter
* 1 cup Sugar
* 1 whole Egg
* 1-½ teaspoon Vanilla
* ½ teaspoons Baking Powder
* 2-⅔ cups Flour
* ¾ cups Candied Red Cherries

Preparation Instructions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla beat well.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the baking powder and flour and then add to the butter and egg mixture. Mix well. Stir in cherries until evenly distributed throughout the dough.

Place the dough on a large parchment paper and refrigerate for 5 hours or until firm.

Unwrap and cut into slices (1/4 inch thick). Cut 35 cookies.

Preheat oven to 180ºC (355ºF) and place cookies on a greased baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes until light brown. Let cool.

Serve and enjoy.

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.