Butter Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour +1/4 cup if necessary
  • 18 candied cherries cut in half

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Beat butter, powdered sugar, and salt until very light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Mix in vanilla and egg. Add flour a little bit at a time until well mixed.
  4. Roll 2″ balls, leaving at least 1″ between cookies on the baking tray, and flatten slightly. Top with half of a cherry.
  5. Bake until lightly browned on the edges, about 12 minutes.
  6. Cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 93

Fat: 5g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 18mg

Sodium: 63mg

Potassium: 12mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 4g

Protein: 1g

Vitamin A: 164%

Calcium: 5%

Iron: 1%

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