Simply Wonderful Treasure Balls

“I haven't made these yet but found the recipe on a newspaper clipping in Mom's grey cookbook. Sure that either she or my big sister made these for us one Christmas.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
1
YIELD:
36 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat over to 300 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening and sugar together thoroughly. Mix in egg yolks and flavor extracts. Add flour gradually. Shape dough around glace cherry and form into balls approximately one inch around. Reserve 12 cherries and cut into quarters. Press lightly on top of cookies. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes. Roll cookies in powdered sugar while still warm.

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