Cherry Flips Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 30 mins

Cherry Flips

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"Shortbread-like cookie with a cherry tucked in the center. Frost with a tinted buttercream icing."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Blend together the butter, egg yolks, vanilla, salt, confectioners' sugar and flour.
  2. Take small amount of dough in hand , flatted out and wrap around drained cherry. ( I use a combination of red and green cherries and tint the icing to match the color of the cherry. )
  3. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until golden brown (about 10 minutes).
  4. Cool and dip in tinted butter icing. Roll in coconut flakes. ENJOY!
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Dec 23, 2005

Absolutely wonderful. The final product comes out rather sweet but I found that the cookies had a tendency to crumble (as shortbread-type cookies do) if the frosting was too thick. Problem easily solved though by thinning the frosting. Definitely a keeper!

 
Jul 08, 2009

I love these cookies! My grandmother has made them for years, but only recently did I find out that her name for them is "maidenhead cookies"!... hahaha, still very irresistable!

 

5 Ratings

Aug 29, 2002

Dry dough..Definately needs frosting

 
Dec 15, 2003

Awesome cookie. Soft and sweet.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 199 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 145 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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