Servings: 12

Yield: 2 dozen


1 cup butter, softened
½ cup confectioners’ sugar
½ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 egg yolk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar
1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2
Cream together the butter, sugar, salt, nutmeg and egg yolk. Add the flour a
little at a time until mixture is stiff.

Step 3
Place onto floured board and knead lightly until the dough begins to crack.
Roll out 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.

Step 4
Place on un-greased cookie sheet, decorate with colored sugar crystals and
maraschino cherries.

Step 5
Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts
Per Serving:
282.8 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 33.1g 11% DV; fat 16g
25% DV; cholesterol 57.7mg 19% DV; sodium 207.3mg 8% DV.