Cherry Almond Snowball Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • Powdered sugar


  1. In a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth.  Mix in the almond extract.
  2. Add the flour and mix just until combined.  Mix in the almonds and cherries.
  3. Roll into cookies, and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  Bake at 325°F for 15, until they start to look puffed.
  4. Cool for 5 minutes, and then roll in powdered sugar.  Cool completely, and then roll again in powdered sugar.
Adapted from: Completely Delicious.