Norwegian Cookies

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Millie my neighbor used to make these for us all the time. I loved the rich buttery taste and the cherry and almond flavor. Cooking time does not include chilling time.

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  • add   2 cups flour
  • add   1 teaspoon almond extract
  • add   1 egg
  • add   1 cup sugar
  • add   1 cup butter
  • add   21-24 maraschino cherries


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg and mix well.
  3. Stir in flour and almond extract.
  4. Chill dough 1-2 hours.
  5. Make balls the size of small walnuts.
  6. Flatten balls on cookie sheet with the bottom of a glass dipped in flour.
  7. Press a ½ of a cherry onto each cookie.
  8. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes until edges are light brown.
  9. Do not over bake.
  10. You can sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.