Friday, December 17, 2010

A gift a day...December 16

Cherry Balls
No oven needed here

The recipe:
1/ 2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups coconut
1 1/2 cups powder sugar
1 Tablespoon milk or water
1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring
1 small bottle maraschino cherries
graham cracker crumbs

Drain cherries well and pat dry. Beat butter, coconut, icing sugar, almond flavoring and milk or water with mixer.
Chill for a bit in the fridge.
Using a teaspoon, take portions of dough and wrap around a cherry. Roll in graham cracker crumbs.
Place the balls in little decorative paper cups.
This recipe can be made ahead and kept in the freezer for up to 2 months.



Jackie said...

Ooooh yummy! The pictures are so pretty too.

Christine said...

They are delicious and so easy to make. I can not remember where I found this if it is yours claim it! Love it.