Maraschino Cherry Cookies

These Maraschino Cherry Cookies are so pretty and so yummy! Chopped maraschino cherries with shortbread cookie dough and miniature chocolate chips - these little cookies are addictive!

Maraschino Cherry Cookies

Ingredients:
  1. 1 cup butter softened
  2. 1 cup powdered sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 2 tsp maraschino cherry juice
  5. 1/2 tsp almond extract
  6. 6 drops red food coloring
  7. 2 1/4 cups flour
  8. 1/2 cup maraschino cherries drained and chopped
  9. 3/4 cup miniature semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions:
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter, powdered sugar, salt, cherry juice, almond extract, and food coloring (if using). Gradually beat in flour.
  • Add in chopped cherries while mixer is on low speed. Remove bowl from mixer and fold in chocolate chips.