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Butter Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sheila Marx
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C Butter
1 C Shortening
2 C Sugar
4 Egg Yolks
2 tsp Vanilla
5 C Flour
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Salt

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter, shortening and sugar. Add remaining ingredients. Roll into balls and then in sugar. Flatten with meat cleaver or fork. Bake at 350 until edges are slightly brown.

 

 

 

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