A yummy cookie! It is easy and quick to make. Makes a great Colossal Cookie, if you use a small pizza pan and cover with jam.
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 36 maraschino cherries, halved
Cream butter or margarine and sugar. Separate the egg and add the egg yolk and vanilla; mix well. Add flour and mix well.
Form dough into balls. Place balls on a cookie sheet, and press each down with a fork. Place half a cherry or a dollop of jam in the center of each cookie.
Bake 15 minutes at 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove and cool.