With a Cherry on Top

These cookies are beyond addicting. I made them at Christmas and they were the first cookies to go. The cookies would make a great just because or hostess gift. This week I made them to go on a plate I borrowed from someone. 

With a Cherry on Top Cookies
• 2 sticks butter
• 1 3 oz. cream cheese; softened
• 1 egg yolk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1 cup sugar
• 2 ¾ cups flour
• Maraschino cherries 
• Preheat oven to 325. 
• Cream butter and cream cheese together by hand. Add sugar and egg yolk and combine together. Add flour and vanilla. 
• Drain maraschino cherries; dry them on a paper towel and cut them in half.
• Roll dough into small balls and place on a nonstick cookie sheet. 
• Press cherry into the center of the cookie. 
• Bake for 15 minutes. 
note: these do not brown. They are done after 15 minutes or sooner. Allow them to stay on the cookie sheet until they are completely cooled.


  1. Good Morning Erica!

    These sound delish...cream cheese, um yes please!!

    Happy Wednesday ♥

  2. Those look so yummy but unfortuantely I found out this summer that I'm now allergic to cherries and can no longer eat them :( It's like the end of the world has come!!!!

  3. YUM!!! Those look so delicious, I will have to try them out! My go to cookie is pretty simple...oatmeal chocolate chip!

  4. These cookies look so good! I would have to say my go-to cookie is chocolate chip - it's a classic! =)

  5. Sound delicious! I always love making peanut butter blossoms!

  6. Looks really good.

  7. Yum! Can I have a shirley temple to go with them please?

  8. Yum! I love classic chocolate chip myself.

  9. so cute for valentine's day....fun!

  10. those cookies look great! you can make them for christmas or valentines day :-)

  11. YUM! These would be perfect for Valentines Day too!

  12. Wow. These do sound addictive!

  13. these look delicious! i love cherries and cookies so this is the perfect combination!

  14. yum! I'll definitely try these sometime!

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