Recipe by Mairghread

My mom made these as long as I could remember and this is one of the recipes I got from her when I became a Mom -- these cookies rank still among my favourites almost 60 years later.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together butter and brown sugar.
  2. Add egg yolk and mix well.
  3. Add flour gradually, knead with hands until dough is soft and smooth. Form small balls and place on oiled pan.
  4. Put 1/2 cherry in center of each, slightly squashing each ball of dough. Bake at 400F 12 to 15 minutes.

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