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                              CHERRY SURPRISES
 
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 Serving Size  : 42   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       pk           DUNCAN HINES Golden Sugar
                         -Cookie Mix
   42                    Candied cherries
      1/2   c            Semi-sweet chocolate chips
    1       t            CRISCO Shortening
 
   1. Preheat oven to 375'F. Grease baking sheets.
   
   2. Prepare cookie mix following package directions. Shape thin layer of
   dough around each candied cherry. Place 2 apart on greased baking sheets.
   Bake at 375'F. for 8 minutes until set but not browned. Cool 1 minute on
   baking sheets. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
   
   3. Place chocolate chips and shortening in small resealable plastic bag;
   seal. Place bag in bowl of hot water for several minutes. Dry with paper
   towel. Knead until blended and chocolate is smooth. Snip pinpoint hole in
   corner of bag. Drizzle chocolate over cookies. Allow drizzle to set before
   storing between layers of waxed paper in airtight container.
   
   Makes 3 to 3 1/2 dozen cookies
   
   TIP: Well-drained maraschino cherries may be substituted for candied
   cherries.
  
 
 
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