1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (8-oz.) block cream cheese, softened
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 (6-oz.) package dried cherries
1 cup sliced almonds
1. Beat butter and next 2 ingredients with mixer until fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, just until blended after each addition. Add in almond extract. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Add in cherries and almonds. Scoop into lightly greased mini muffin pans.
2. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.