Heat oven to 180 degrees centigrade gas mark 4. And Grease two trays.
Mix the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Then add the vanilla extract.
Add the flour. Stir till thoroughly mixed.
Roll walnut sized pieces of the mixture into balls and toss in rolled oats.
Place on baking trays, flatten slightly and place a small piece of cherry on each biscuit.
Cook for 15 to 20 mins until golden.
Leave to rest for 5 to 10 mins to cool down. Then enjoy.