Best Butter Cookies

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


3-4 dozen


1½ Cups butter 1 Cup sugar 1 well beaten egg 2 teaspoon. vanilla 4 Cups flour 1 teaspoon. 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 ¼ inch thick.
6. Cut with cookie cutters.
7. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes at 400 deg.