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Cream Cheese Dainties

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Crisp rice cereal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), coarsely crushed
  Candied cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Red And Green, As Needed)
Directions

MAKING
1) Mix together butter or margarine, cream cheese, sugar, and almond extract until light.
2) Combine flour, baking powder, and salt and mix it with butter mixture. Stir until just combined.
3) Chill this mixture for 1 to 2 hours. And then, make balls and roll them into rice cereal.
4) Place the balls on ungreased cookie sheet and top it with a cherry.
5) Bake the cream cheese dainties at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

SERVING
6) Cool them and serve with tea on Christmas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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