Cherry Blondie Bites

Desserts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!  Forget the chocolates…forget the flowers….nothing says “I love you” more than a home baked treat for your sweetie!  These little sweethearts are soooo good!  Believe me when I tell you it’s hard to stop eating them!  The texture is chewy and moist.  The cherry juice adds just the right amount of flavor.  Calling all Dads!  What a great gift for the kids to bake for Mom on Valentines Day!  Just a little Dad help is all that is needed!  These little mini muffins  are fun to make as well!   Try these for someone special this Valentine’s Day!  Makes 24

Cherry Blondie Bites

2 Cups Flour


1 Tsp. Baking Powder

1/2 Cup Cane Sugar

1/2 Cup Brown Sugar

1/2 Cup Butter

1 Egg

1 Tsp. Vanilla

1/4 Cup Maraschino Cherry Juice

24 Maraschino Cherries

1/4 Cup Powdered Sugar

Non Stick Cooking Spray for the pan

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a 24 count mini muffin pan with non stick cooking spray.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, beat together the butter, cane sugar and brown sugar on high for about 2 minutes.

Add egg, vanilla and cherry juice.  Beat well on high for another 2 minutes.

In a medium sized bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.  Add to the butter/egg mixture.  Beat on high until well blended, 2 to 3 minutes.

Place one teaspoonful of batter into each of the 24 mini muffin pan cups.  Place a maraschino cherry into the center of each.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Let stand for 10 minutes.  Using a thin knife, gently loosen each mini muffin from the side of tin and place on a rack to cool.  Let cool for about 15 minutes.  Sift powdered sugar over.

Makes 24

 

 

 

 

Cherry Blondie Bites
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 24
 
Cherry Blondie Bites are a delicious way to say "I Love You" to someone special this Valentine's Day! Simple, quick and delicious; nothing beats a home baked treat for your sweetie!
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • ½ Cup Cane Sugar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ Cup Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • ¼ Cup Maraschino Cherry Juice
  • 24 Maraschino Cherries
  • ¼ Cup Powdered Sugar
  • Non Stick Cooking Spray for the pan
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a 24 count mini muffin pan with non stick cooking spray.  Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, cane sugar and brown sugar on high for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add egg, vanilla and cherry juice.  Beat well on high for another 2 minutes.
  4. In a medium sized bowl, sift together the flour and baking powder.  Add to the butter/egg mixture.  Beat on high until well blended, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Place one teaspoonful of batter into each of the 24 mini muffin pan cups.  Place a maraschino cherry into the center of each
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Let stand for 10 minutes.  Using a thin knife, gently loosen each mini muffin from the side of tin and place on a rack to cool.  Let cool for about 15 minutes.  Sift powdered sugar over.
  8. Makes 24