A Very yummy recipe for Italian butter cookies, These are a great holiday treat.. Italian Butter Cookies Recipe from Grandmothers Kitchen..
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup granulated sugar
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
2 ¼ cup all purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 jar maraschino cherries
Preheat oven to 350. have ready a large baking sheet.
In a mixer, cream together butter and sugar. Add vanilla and egg. Slowly mix in flour and salt.
Use star tip fitted on a piping bag to make a swirl and then press a cherry into the center.
Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool on rack..