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Christmas Cherry Filled Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amber Heaton
Added: Friday, March 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C shortening
1 C sugar
2 Eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C flour
1/4 tsp soda
1/2 tsp salt
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Cherry filling
1 C sugar
1 C orange Juice
24 maraschino cherry's
2 Tlbs butter
3 Tlbs corn starch
1/2 C maraschino
cherry juice

Directions:
Directions:
Pre Heat 400

Cookies
mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly. Stir in vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and blend in. Chill dough. Roll 1/16 thickness on a floured surface. Cut into desired shape. Spread rounded tsp. of filling on each. Cover with top cookie and press edges together with floured tines of a fork.
Bake @ 400 about 8-10 minutes.

Cherry Filling
add sugar, orange juice, maraschino cherries, butter and cherry juice in sauce pan. Stir in corn starch bring to a boil stirring constantly. Chill

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother-in-law makes these at Christmas time. They are my favorite treat.

 

 

 

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