EASY WHIPPED SHORTBREAD COOKIES

EASY WHIPPED SHORTBREAD COOKIES

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup icing sugar or 1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
1/4 cup red maraschino cherry
1/4 cup green maraschino cherry

DIRECTIONS:

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

-In a mixing bowl and using an electric mixer, combine butter, flour, icing sugar and vanilla extract; mix until mixture is a smooth consistency.

-Prepare cookie sheets with parchment paper.

-Spoon out dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets by teaspoonfuls or by tablespoons for larger cookies, spacing about 2 inches apart.

-Cut maraschino cherries into quarters and place one piece in the middle of each cookie …