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Bea’s Super Easy Butter Cookies

Fancy and tasty, but oh so easy!
Course: Dessert


  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • Yolk of one egg
  • Maraschino cherries (drained) or pecan halves, optional


  • Cream all ingredients and chill 1 hour. Roll small pieces into balls. Place on cookie sheet and flatten with a fork.
  • If desired, top each with a maraschino cherry or pecan half. Bake at 350 degrees until edges are done.