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Almost Cherry Garcia Cookies

Time 1 hour
Yields Makes 30 cookies
Almost Cherry Garcia Cookies
1

Plump dried cherries by covering with boiling water. Let stand a couple of minutes. Drain well and toss with cherry liqueur. Drain when required or even better, let sit a couple of hours or overnight for best flavor, then drain and use in recipe.

2

Cream butter with granulated and brown sugars. Blend in egg, vanilla and almond extracts.

3

Fold in salt, baking soda and flour. Fold in drained cherries, white and semisweet chocolate and nuts. Batter should be soft.

4

Drop in generous tablespoons onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees until lightly browned around edges, 12 to 14 minutes.


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