Chewy Almond Cookies

Ignore the greasy doily, and focus in on the adorable cookies with the bright red cherry centers, and the almonds haphazardly sprouting from their sides.You can also ignore the food coloring, which gives the maraschino cherries their happy look, transforming a healthy fruit into...just kidding.

Sugar, and fat, people, it tastes great! In the case of these cookies, it tastes AMAZING.

These yummy morsels, which at a recent gathering, my future son in law scarfed down at an amazing rate, only surpassed by my own cookie gobbling performance, were made from this recipe. The hardest part of the recipe was finding the almond paste in the grocery store. You don't even have to get out the flour. Nope, these babies are flour free. You could even leave off the maraschino cherries, and have yourself a tasty cookie. The cuteness factor would be diminished, but once that sucker hits your mouth, you won't notice.

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  1. These look sensational.... Am always on the look out for one bowl yummies that Amelie can help make!!

  2. My mom and I are huge fans of almond cookies over the holidays!!! Love the addition of the cherry! Thanks for linking to Foodtastic Friday!

  3. Love it! These look really tasty. I love sugar and fat in a cookie...especially if chocolate is involved too ;-) I'm your newest follower. I wanted to thank you for stopping by Posed Perfection today and leaving me a sweet comment about the Sunny Seed Oatmeal Cookies. I hope you'll visit again soon and maybe even follow me back.

  4. ohhhhhh almond paste AND maraschino cherries?! Sounds like a winner!

    Thanks for linking up with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party!


  5. These look fantastic. My little guy would love them. Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week & come back soon ~EMM

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