Look no farther for the BEST sugar cookie recipe this holiday season. A little shortbread, a WHOLE lot of flavor and perfect for making ahead. Decorate with a lot of icing and your favorite little helpers!
Choc Chip Maraschino Cherry Shortbread cookies: Cream 1 C butter and ½ C powdered sugar. Add 2 C flour, ½ t salt, add 1 C chopped Maraschino cherries, ½ C white or choc chips, ½ t vanilla. Form dough in shape you want, wrap in plastic and chill for 1 hour min. slice ¼ inch. Place on parchment paper 1 inch apart. Bake 325 for 10 – 15 min. slightly brown.
Place five votive candles in a line down a red rectangular serving dish. Fill the rest of the dish with cranberries. More Christmas centerpieces: http://www.midwestliving.com/homes/seasonal-decorating/easy-christmas-centerpiece-ideas/