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Christmas Butter Cookies


Makes 4-5 dozen

1 cup of butter
1 cup of sugar
1 egg
1 tablespoon of milk
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2 cups of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
teaspoon of salt


Cream butter, gradually add sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture. Chill for ease in handling. Roll out dough to ⅛" thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut with floured cookie cutters into desired shapes. Bake on a cookie sheet in preheated 350ºF oven 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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