Melt in your mouth buttery goodness with a cherry on top!
For the cookies:
1 lb softened unsalted butter
1 cup icing sugar
½ cup corn starch
3 cups unbleached all purpose flour
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
For the icing:
½ cup butter, softened
2 ounces cream cheese
2 cups icing sugar,
2 teaspoon cherry juice
2 Tablespoons chopped boozy cherries
Note: I used Brandied Cherries that were intended for cocktails. You could use a good brand of canned or preserved cherries. They don’t have to be boozy. But, do use real cherries in real cherry liquid. You want the colour and texture of the soft pink. Avoid the dye-injected maraschino cherries if at all possible. Or, if you can only find those, keep your icing white and plunk a little piece of one of those on top of each cookie..
Keywords: Boozy Cherry Whipped Shortbread