Rating: 3.65 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 17 Ratings

Showy and alluring, these candy-coated-cherry bites are bound to disappear from your dessert tray in a flash. This is a great cookie recipe to make with children.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 sandwich cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place maraschino cherries with stems on paper towels; drain well. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a small bowl, stir together marshmallow creme and chopped maraschino cherries. Spread about 1 teaspoon of the maraschino cherry mixture on the bottom of one cookie. Top with another cookie, bottom side down. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining cookies and maraschino cherry mixture.

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  • In a small saucepan, heat and stir candy coating over medium-low heat until melted and smooth. Cool slightly.

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  • Dip cookies halfway into the melted candy coating. Return to baking sheet. Holding a cherry by the stem, dip bottom of cherry into the melted candy coating. Place cherry on top of candy-coated side of one cookie. Hold for several seconds or just until set. Repeat with remaining cherries and cookies. Let cookies stand until candy coating sets. Makes 16 sandwich cookies.

Tips

Place sandwich cookies in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

126 calories; total fat 5g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 37mg; potassium 14mg; carbohydrates 20g; fiber 0g; sugar 16g; protein 1g; vitamin a 0RE; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 0mg.
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Reviews

17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1