Best Butter Cookies

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

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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.