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Mint Cream Cheese Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Peppermint extract 2 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 1 Tablespoon, halved (Red / Green Colored)
Directions

Cream together butter or margarine, cream cheese, sugar, and peppermint extract till light.
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt thoroughly; stir into creamed mixture just till combined.
Chill 2 hours.
Shape into 1-inch balls; roll each in coconut.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Top each with half a cherry.
Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool on racks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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