Classic Butter Cookies I

Classic Butter Cookies I
Classic Butter Cookies I is a vegetarian dessert. This recipe serves 72. This recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 49 calories, 1g of protein, and 3g of fat. A mixture of vanillan extract, cream of tartar, egg, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.

Instructions

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Cream the butter in a large mixing bowl, gradually add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
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Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
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Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture.
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For all the types of cookie shapes preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) before baking.
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Bake all cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet.
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Roll out the chilled dough and cut with cookie cutters.
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Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
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Bake for 6 to 8 minutes.
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OR: Form dough into logs 2 inches in diameter and slice 1/8 inch thick when chilled.
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Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired, and bake for 7 to 9 minutes.
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OR: Shape into balls and bake. Balls may be rolled in sugar mixed with cinnamon if desired.
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Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
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OR: Put unchilled dough into a cookie press and press into desired shapes chill shaped cookies before baking.
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Bake chilled cookies for 8 to 10 minutes.
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Add 1 cup chopped walnuts and 1/2 cup flour to dough. Chill then shape into balls and bake for 8 to10 minutes.
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Roll still warm cookies in confectioners' sugar. Once cool sprinkle chilled cookies with more confectioners' sugar.
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