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       Title: Maraschino Hearts
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 18 servings
  
     1/4 c  Shortening
       2 tb Butter
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
   1 1/3 c  Flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     3/4 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Chocolate chips
      24    Maraschino cherries; drained
  
   Recipe by: Tampa Bay Online
      Cream shortening, butter and sugar, beat in egg. Combine flour, baking
   powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture; mix well. Wrap in waxed
   paper and refrigerate about 2 hours. Roll dough to 3/8-inch thickness; cut
   with 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking
   sheet. Push in center with thumb; place about six chocolate chips in center
   of each thumbprint. Bake at 376 F. 6 to 8 minutes or until baked. Transfer
   to cooling rack; press one maraschino into melted chocolate thumbprint.
   Cool until chocolate is set. Makes 18 to 24 cookies.
  
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