Dried Cherry and Almond Cookies with Vanilla Icing

Get this all-star, easy-to-follow Dried Cherry and Almond Cookies with Vanilla Icing recipe from Giada De Laurentiis

Directions For the Cookies: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, beat the butter, sugar, vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, and salt until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes, then...

  • Yield: 24 cookies
  • Cooking time: 0 Hour 15 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped dried tart cherries (see Cook's Note)
  • 1/2 cup slivered, blanched almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped (see Cook's Note)
  • 2 3/4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons water, plus extra, as needed

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