Butter Cookies With Candied Cherries Recipe

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Everett Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Butter Cookies With Candied Cherries

These butter cookies are absolutely divine since they melt in your mouth with every bite. We topped off ours with candied cherries for extra sweetness.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes



  • 1cupbuttersoftened
  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1largeegg
  • cupsflour
  • 18candied cherriescut in half


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Beat butter, powdered sugar, and salt until very light and fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Mix in vanilla and egg. Add flour a little bit at a time until well mixed.

  4. Roll 2-inches of the balls, leaving at least 1-inch between cookies on the baking tray, and flatten slightly. Top with half of a cherry.

  5. Bake until lightly browned on the edges, about 12 minutes.

  6. Cool completely.


  • Calories: 91.52kcal
  • Fat: 5.33g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.30g
  • Trans Fat: 0.21g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.97g
  • Fiber: 0.30g
  • Sugar: 3.83g
  • Protein: 1.08g
  • Cholesterol: 18.72mg
  • Sodium: 19.05mg
  • Calcium: 4.05mg
  • Potassium: 21.13mg
  • Iron: 0.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 45.48µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.29mg
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