• Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 tablespoons cherry juice
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 60 maraschino cherries, halved

Directions

  • Sift together: 3 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ginger and 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee. Put aside.
  • Cream 1 cup butter or margarine. Add 1 1/4 cups brown sugar. Cream well. Blend in dark corn syrup, egg, and cream. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Roll out dough, 1/3 at a time on floured board to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut cookies into 2 1/2 inch rounds. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • To Make Filling: Combine 1/3 firmly packed brown sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, 3 tablespoons cherry juice. Stir in 1 1/2 cups chopped nuts, chopped fine.
  • Place 1/2 teaspoon filling in center of each round. Shape into a bell by folding sides of dough to meet over the filling using spatula to fold over sides. Make top of bell narrower than at the clapper end. Place 1/2 of a maraschino cherry (cut side down) at open end of each bell for clapper. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 176 | Total Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Cherry Bell Cookies Servings Per Recipe: 30 Amount Per Serving Calories: 176

  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.3g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 1.6g