Cherry Cookies

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What You Need:

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 egg yolks
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 36 drained maraschino cherries
  • coconut flakes
  • tinted butter icing

How to Make It:

Blend together the butter, egg yolks, vanilla, salt, confectioners' sugar and flour. Take small amount of dough in hand, flatted out and wrap around drained cherry. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350° F until golden brown (about 10 minutes). Cool and dip in tinted butter icing. Roll in coconut flakes.