Butter Cookies II

Butter Cookies II

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"This is a simple butter cookie that can be used in a cookie press, as a drop cookie or made into a roll and sliced. There is no mystery cookie for a cookie press...any stiff butter type can be used. Just be sure to chill it thoroughly so it keeps its shape while baking."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 103 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least one hour. Chill cookie sheets.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Press dough out onto ungreased, chilled cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden at the edges. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
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Not at all what I expected, I'm from Chicago and I was really looking for those rich, finger printed, lunch room cookies! so if any one has that recipie please share.

Great, simple spritz butter cookies! Not too sweet, but nice and buttery. This recipe made 4 trays full, about 5 dozen cookies not including the gobs of dough my 4 year old swiped. One hint - ...

I've tried to find a recipe close to the one made by my best friend's mother, and this definitely came the closest. I made a batch and a half, but I left out 1/2 cup of the flour. I also added 1...