I got this recipe from my ex mother-in-law in the late 6O's.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3 ounces cream cheese
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
- 24 maraschino cherries
Cream together all ingredients except cornflakes and cherries. Chill dough for one hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Roll into 1 inch balls, then roll balls into crumbs. Place on parchment-lined sheets, top each cookie with a cherry. Bake for 13 minutes; 6 minutes on middle rack, 7-8 minutes on top rack.