Niner’s Valentiners

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Chocolate, cherry, and almond cookies made with love.

2 ¾ cups flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon baking powder

1 ½ cups sugar

1 cup butter

4 oz almond paste

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

½ cup pitted cherries, chopped

½ cup chocolate chips

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

In a small bowl combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder.

In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and almond paste (crumble paste between your fingers) together until light and fluffy.

Beat in the egg and the vanilla.

Gradually mix in the flour then add the cherries and chocolate chips.

Cover and refrigerate for 10 to fifteen minutes.

Cook for approximately 10 minutes until golden brown.

Cool on rack

 

 

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