Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies III

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I have made these at Christmas for 20 years or more. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  • Sift together flour, soda and salt and set aside.
  • Cream shortening and gradually add 2/3 cup brown sugar. Blend in 1 unbeaten egg. Beat well. Stir in HALF of the flour mixture.
  • Add 1/4 cup maraschino cherry juice and 2 tablespoons milk. Stir in the remaining dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Blend in 2 squares of melted chocolate, walnuts, and maraschino cherries. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Cut the marshmallows in half and place cut side down on hot cookies. Cool on rack and frost with Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookie Frosting and top each with a nut half.