Easy to make and so easy to eat!! Make a double batch and give some away as host/hostess gifts!
Preheat oven to 400 F. Cream butter and sugar well. Beat in egg yolk with vanilla and almond extract. Sift flour and baking powder together and gradually add to creamed mixture Divide dough in half, roll into smooth round cylinders about 1” to 2” in diameter, wrap each in waxed paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (can be frozen up to 2 months). Cut into ½” slices, place on prepared cookie sheets and garnish with glazed cherries. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly golden.