These cookies taste like you are eating a Cherry Danish. So, I guess that means you can eat them for breakfast without any guilt! Our families loved them. These cookies are perfect for Valentine's Day or a yummy cherry dessert on President's Day.
Cherry Danish Cookies
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Ingredients1 cup butter ( softened )
8 ounces cream cheese ( room temp )
1 tablespoon milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
30 ounces cherry pie filling
Beat butter, cream cheese, milk and sugar together. Then add egg yolk. Stir flour and baking powder into butter mixture to make a stiff dough. Works best if chilled overnight or for a few hours.
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll out dough 1/4" thick. Cut into circles with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet 1" apart. Make an indent in each cookie with your thumb and fill with 1 teaspoon of cherry pie filling.
Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool completely.
Glaze1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
Mix powdered sugar and milk. If it's too runny add more powdered sugar. If too thick, add a little milk. Mix til smooth. Put glaze in a sandwich baggie with the corner snipped off. Pipe the glaze onto the top of each cookie.
42From Six Sisters Stuff
Adapted from Jamhands