Cherry-Filled Heart Cookies Recipe

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Cherry-Filled Heart Cookies
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  1. In a bowl, cream the butter and shortening; gradually add sugar. Add egg, milk and vanilla. combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, for filling, combine sugar and cornstarch in small saucepan. Add juices, cherries and butter. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 1 minute. Chill.
  3. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-in. thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter dipped in flour.
  4. Place half of the cookies on greased baking sheets; spoon 1/2 teaspoon filling in the center of each. Use a 1-1/2-in. heart-shaped cutter to cut small hearts out of the other half of the cookies. (Bake small heart cutouts separately.) Place the remaining hearts over filled cookies; press edges together gently. Fill centers with additional filling if needed. Sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen filled cookies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 333.47 Kcal (1396 kJ)
Calories from fat 70.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.79g 12%
Cholesterol 16.32mg 5%
Sodium 95.07mg 4%
Potassium 57.91mg 1%
Total Carbs 58.64g 20%
Sugars 8.01g 32%
Dietary Fiber 0.08g 0%
Protein 4.59g 9%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 4%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 25.5mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 274.6 Kcal (1150 kJ)
Calories from fat 57.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.42g 12%
Cholesterol 13.44mg 5%
Sodium 78.29mg 4%
Potassium 47.68mg 1%
Total Carbs 48.29g 20%
Sugars 6.6g 32%
Dietary Fiber 0.06g 0%
Protein 3.78g 9%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 4%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 21mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.3
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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