Almond Christmas Balls

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Candied or maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Cream first five ingredients together.
  2. Roll a teaspoon of dough into a ball and press cherry into middle, covering cherry completely.
  3. Bake on greased cookie sheet 30 minutes at 325 degrees F.
  4. Roll in granulated sugar before cooling.

Yield: 4 dozen