Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 20 min
Servings 5
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. Folgers Classic Roast® Instant Coffee Crystals
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    BEAT shortening, sugar, vanilla and almond extract in bowl of electric mixer until light and fluffy. Combine flour, cocoa powder, coffee crystals and salt. Gradually beat dry ingredients into shortening mixture. Stir in nuts and cherries. Chill dough 1 to 2 hours.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oven to 325ºF. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls using 2 teaspoons dough for each. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 20 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Place on wire rack to cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar when cool.

Serving size
(1 ball)

  • Calories 70
  • Calories from Fat40g
  • Total Fat 4g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 8g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet