Walnut Cherry Delights

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"These may be frosted with an icing made from 2 cups powdered sugar, a slightly beaten egg white and 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice or water. You can use candied cherries in these cookies instead of the maraschinos, if you prefer."
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servings 658 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 658 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 30 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs:
  • 94g
  • 30%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 189 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch square pan.
  2. Mix 1 cup flour, white sugar and butter by hand. Pat into pan. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes.
  3. With a whisk, beat 2 eggs. Whisk in brown sugar, then add 1/4 cup flour and baking powder. Stir in nuts and cherries. Pour over baked crust.
  4. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes more.


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These cookies were the hit of our Christmas cookie exchange (and do not need the icing)...we made 2 batches...they were so popular, we had to make a 3rd!!!

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