Friday, December 31, 2010
Sammy's Pink Cookies
1 1/2 c. shortening
1 1/3 c. sugar
2 tsp vanilla
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 (14 oz) bottle maraschino cherries chopped (save juice)
1 Cube Butter
Powdered Sugar to consistency you like
Cream sugar and shortening; add eggs and vanilla. Sift flour, salt, and soda together. Add sugar and shortening and egg mixture. Add chopped cherries. Bake at 350 for 8 - 10 minutes.
Frosting: Mix cherry juice, 2 tsp. vanilla and 1 cube butter add powdered sugar one cup at a time, until desired consistency.
Got this recipe from my 8 year old son's friend Sammy. She loves to make these on her own!