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Cherry Almond Cupcookies

Cherry Almond Cupcookies
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24
Sweet little cookies in mini cupcake cups have a surprise cherry center! From Melody McGowan, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.
Updated April 28, 2021

Ingredients

  • 24 whole maraschino cherries, well drained
  • 1 package (16 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ Sugar Cookie Dough (24 Count)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • Red sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 mini muffins cups with paper or foil candy cups (about 1 1/4 inch). Pat maraschino cherries dry with paper towel. Flatten each cookie slightly. Place 1 cherry in middle of each flattened cookie. Shape dough around cherry to completely cover; shape dough-wrapped cherry into ball. Place dough balls into candy cups.
  • 2
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; remove candy cups from pans. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, melted butter, almond extract and enough milk for spreading consistency. Spread over cookies; sprinkle with red sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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