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Cherry Kissmas (Christmas) Cookies

Cherry cookies with chocolate kisses
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookies , Cherry , Chocolate
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • Electric Mixer
  • OVEN


  • 1 cup Butter Softened
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 3 tsp Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 5-6 drops Red Food Coloring Optional but helps with color
  • 2-¼ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup Chopped Maraschino Cherries
  • 24 Chocolate Kisses


  • Pre-Heat Oven 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • In a large bowl , beat butter , powdered sugar and salt until fluffy
  • Slowly add in flour and mix until well combined
  • Stir in Cherries
  • Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on a prepared baking sheet
  • Bake 8-10 minutes until bottom is golden brown
  • Press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie.-edges will crinkle
  • Let cookies cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes ,move to cooling rack
  • Store in air tight container