Almond Drop Cookies

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Recipe for Almond Drop Cookies uses almond paste, butter, sugar, cream cheese, flour
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  • Serves4 Dozen Small Cookies

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup Love'n Bake™ Almond Paste
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 3 ounces (1 package) cream cheese, softened
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teaspoon almond extract
    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375° and line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Cream together the butter, almond paste, sugar and cream cheese. Add the egg and almond extract and mix well.

Beat in the flour, baking powder, and salt. This will be a firm consistency dough. Stir in the chopped cherries, if using.

Drop small equal-sized amounts of dough onto the prepared cookie sheets. If using, press a cherry half into the top of each cookie. You will have approximately 48 cookies.

Bake for 10-12 minutes, until a golden brown around the bottom edges.

Cool and store in an airtight container, separating the layers with waxed paper. Refrigerate if not eaten within 3-4 days.

Additional Notes

Optional, Glace cherries, 48 halves or 1/4 cup chopped
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