|Canned almond paste||8 Ounce|
|Confectioner's sugar||1 Pound, sifted|
|Maple blended syrup||1 Tablespoon|
|Red food color||10 Drop|
|Chopped candied cherries||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped toasted almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Place 1 (8-oz.) can almond paste in a large bowl with 1 lb. confectioners sugar, sifted, 1 egg white and 1 tablespoon maple blended syrup.
Knead mixture until it becomes smooth and pliable.
Add 8 to 10 drops red food color and knead well into this marzipan mixture.
The color should be pale pink.
Knead 1/4 cup chopped candied cherries into marzipan, and then 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds.
Divide into 8 equal portions.
Form each portion into a 1/4-inch-thick roll.
Cut each roll into 2-inch lengths.