How to set up for a snowball fight.
Mix up a batch of shortbread dough and thoroughly drain a 375 ml jar of maraschino cherries. Be sure you have a qualified supervisor watching your every move.
Wrap a walnut sized piece of dough around each cherry.
Roll dough/cherry ball in granulated sugar.
Bake in 300 degree F. oven for 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and prepare to begin the fight.
The fight? That would be the one you war with yourself in a desperate battle to avoid over-indulging on yet another holiday goodie.
One jar of maraschino cherries and a full batch of shortbread makes about four and a half dozen Snowballs with enough dough left over for a dozen rolled cookies.