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The candied cherry centers give these holiday cookies a chewy and colorful flair.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In bowl beat butter on medium to high speed of electric mixer 30 seconds. Add sugar and salt; beat until combined, scraping bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much flour as you can; stir in peel and any remaining flour. Cover and chill dough 1 hour or until easy to handle.

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside. Shape dough in1-inch balls; place 1 inch apart on prepared sheets. Press a thumb in center of each ball. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. If necessary, repress centers with bowl of teaspoon measure. Cool on racks.

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  • Place cherries in cookie centers. Let stand 2 hours. Makes 40 cookies.

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Store cookies between sheets of waxed paper in airtight container up to 3 days at room temperature. Freeze up to 3 months.

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Nutrition facts are given per cookie.

Nutrition Facts

70 calories; 3 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 34 mg sodium. 9 mg potassium; 9 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 0 g protein; 97 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 0 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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