Cheery Cherry Christmas Cookies
1 cunsalted butter, room temperature
2 tspvanilla extract
2 2/3 cflour
1/2 tspbaking powder
1 ccandied red cherries, chopped coarsely
How to Make Cheery Cherry Christmas Cookies
- Beat butter & sugar for about 3 minutes with an electric mixer, or until fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla and beat 1 minute more.
- Mix dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add gradually to the butter mixture, making sure not to beat too much and stir in cherries by hand.
- Divide the dough into thirds; roll each into a log.
Cover in waxed paper or parchment paper, then plastic wrap.
Chill overnight or freeze until ready to use, for up to a month (be sure to thaw out if frozen).
- When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice into ¼” slices and bake 375 10 minutes, until barely brown.
Store wrapped in refrigerator or freeze until ready to thaw and slice.