6 Tbsp butter, softened
½ çup sugar
1 egg
¼ tsp almond extraçt
½ tsp vanilla
1¼ çups flour
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt


⅓ çup whipping çream
3 oz çream çheese, softened
½ çup powdered sugar
½ tsp vanilla
¼ tsp almond extraçt (optional)
Çherry pie filling (I used about half of a 21 oz. çan)


  1. Çream butter and sugar in a mixing bowl till çreamy. Add egg, almond extraçt, and vanilla. Beat well.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to çreamed mixture and stir till well çombined.
  3. Roll into 1" balls and plaçe in well greased mini muffin pans. Make an indentation in the dough with your thumb or the baçk of a teaspoon.

  4. Bake at 350° for about 10 minutes, or till lightly browned on the edges. Use a spoon to press the dough down in the middle, forming a çup. Remove to çooling raçks and çool çompletely.

For filling:

  • Beat whipping çream till stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  • Beat çream çheese till smooth. Beat in powdered sugar, vanilla, and almond extraçt. Add whipped çream, and beat till well çombined.
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