These easy shortbread cookies can be wrapped up and given away as hostess gifts over the holidays.
1-1/3 cups packed brown sugar
1 lb. softened butter
4 cups all purpose flour
Red and green maraschino cherries, cut into thin slices
Silver candy balls
Step 1: Cream sugar and butter; then add flour.
Step 2: Mix and knead dough until cracks appear on surface; roll to 1" thickness.
Step 3: Cut out shapes and decorate with cherries and silver balls.
Step 4: Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 275ºF for 40 minutes or until nicely browned.
Step 5: Cool on wire racks.
Add to your cookie-cutter shapes with sliced rounds from our Classic No-Fail Shortbread Recipe.