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Red and green cherries make these treats look festive. Substitute any fruit in the amount that pleases your palate.
36 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4-1/4 to 4-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup each chopped citron, candies pineapple, and green and red candied cherries
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped almonds


  • In a large bowl, combine the butter, milk, almond extract and salt.
  • Gradually stir in confectioners' sugar until a stiff dough is
  • formed.
  • Turn onto a surface lightly dusted with confectioners' sugar. Knead
  • 15-20 times or until mixture forms a smooth ball. Knead in candied
  • fruit. Shape into 1-in. balls, then roll in almonds. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 3
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 97 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.