Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies

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From the kitchen of BrgndyBrew

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Cream butter and sugar.

  3. Add egg and vanilla.

  4. Add remaining ingredients.

  5. Mix well.

  6. Chill for 1 hour.

  7. Roll out and cut your favorite shapes.

  8. Bake for 10 minutes.

  9. Add icing (optional).


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