Butter Cookies

November 01, 2013

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Cream softened butter and sugar well. Add flour to sugar mixture. Roll with rolling pin to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into shapes. Bake on baking sheets covered with parchment paper for 8 to 10 minutes. Frost and decorate, if desired. 

Icing:
Assorted food colorings or red and green sugar crystals
Cream sugar and milk together and color as desired.

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Ingredients

Butter Cookies
  • 1 pound unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups flour
Icing (if desired)
  • 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk

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