Winner of Yankee’s December 2005 Cookie Contest.
Combine softened butter with confectioner sugar and vanilla, mix thoroughly.
Sift together and stir in flour and salt.
Mix in pecans and cherries .
Chill dough at least 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll into 1 inch balls. Place on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set, not brown. while still warm roll in confectioner sugar. cool and roll in sugar again.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes.