Butter-Almond Dream Cookies


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter (no substitutes)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • Maraschino cherries


  1. Cream butter, shortening, sugar and almond extract.
  2. Add sifted flour, mixing gently to blend thoroughly. Shape dough into balls using 1 level tablespoon of dough for each. Press a cherry into tops of each ball, allowing cherry to show slightly. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes, until delicately browned.

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