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Grandpa Schmitt's Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ginny Schmitt
Added: Saturday, April 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb butter (can use 2 butter & 2 margarine)
2 cups of sugar
4 egg yolks
2 tsp vanilla
5 cups of shifted flour

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
cream butter and add sugar
continue beating with spoon until fluffy
Add add yolks and vanilla
beat well
stir in flour one cup at a time mixing in between
decorate before baking

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can be used with cookie cutters or cookie shooter

This recipe has been a Schmitt tradition for Christmas for several generations.

 

 

 

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