Posted By: Mama Mangia 
Jul 25  # 1 of 1
Brown Sugar-Spice Cookies - this is an old recipe

1 1/2 c Butter or margarine; softened
1 c Firmly packed brown sugar
1 lg Eggs
1 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking powder
1 ts Ground cinnamon
1 ts Ground cloves
1 ts Ground ginger
Candied cherry halves

Preheat oven to 375.

Cream butter; beat in sugar. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Add to butter mixture, blending well.

Using a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip, pipe stars onto ungreased cookie sheets. Top each with a candied cherry half.

Bake 8-10 minutes. Dough may be rolled into 1" balls. Top with cherry and bake until done.