Excellent cookies without too many calories.
I first had these little gems during the Christmas season two years ago and made sure to get the recipe.
They really are very tasty and go quite well with a cup of tea or glass of milk. ;-)
* Exported from MasterCook *
Cherries Jubliee Cookies
Recipe By: Diane Nemitz
Serving Size : 3 1/2 Dozen (42 cookies)
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup brandy
1 cup butter -- softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 egg yolk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
1/4 cup granulated sugar
- In small sauce pan, combine dried cherries and brandy.
- Heat just to simmering.remove from heat. Let stand 30 mins.
- Drain, reserving liquid.
- Meanwhile. In large bowl with an electric mixer beat butter till light & fluffy.
- Add 3/4 c granulated sugar.beat till combined.
- Beat in egg, egg yolk & 2 tbsps of the reserved brandy(discard remaining).
- Add flour & 5 spice powder & beat till combined.scraping sides of the bowl as needed.beat in soaked cherries.
- Roll rounded tsp of dough into balls.
- Bake @ 350 for 10-12 minutes till lightly browned & set on edges.Cool completely on wire racks
- Roll balls in coarse sugar to coat .
- Arrange 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheets. *
- Bake @ 350 for 10-12 minutes till lightly browned & set on edges.
- Cool completely on a wire rack.
"Country Home Magazine"
"3 1/2 dozen"
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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 105 Calories; 5g Fat (42.5% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 22mg Cholesterol; 47mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
- Nice big cold glass of milk
- Even though the recipe called for ungreased cookie sheets, I used parchment paper to make sure cookies turned out just right.