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Brown Sugar Cookies                        Grandma Petersen (Lil)

1 cup butter                        1/2 cup brown sugar

1 unbeaten egg yolk                        2 cups flour

1/3 teaspoon salt                        1 cup pecans chopped

1/2 cup candied cherries cut in small pieces (if desired)


Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg yolk.  Beat well.  Add remaining ingredients and drop on to greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 400 degrees about 20 minutes.  Makes about 4 dozen cookies.