1 cup vegan margarine (preferably Earth
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
10-12 Glace cherries (quartered)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper and
Using an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar
till fluffy, about 3-4 minutes. Add the vanilla and applesauce and
mix till blended.
With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour,
baking powder and salt. Mix until everything is blended.
into 1″ balls. Place about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. With
the palm of your hand flatten the cookies slightly. Place a piece of
cherry in the centre of each cookie.
Bake for 13-16 minutes, or
until the edges begin to brown.
Cool the cookies on wire cooling
Makes about 45 small cookies.
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