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Best Butter Cookies

Decorate as desired
This is a simple recipe which can be decorated as desired. I usually cover with icing and then add holiday decorations."


1 1/2 Cups butter
1 Cup sugar
1 well beaten egg
2 tsp. vanilla
4 Cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder


1. Cream butter and sugar.
2. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
3. Sift together flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture.
4. Divide into two balls and flatten them; refrigerate for 2-3 hours or overnight.
5. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thick.
6. Cut with cookie cutters.
7. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes at 400 deg.

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3 to 4 dozen depending on cutter size

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