"Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts!"--James Beard

Cookies, Best Ever Butter Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Carignan
Added: Friday, December 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookie Ingredients:

1 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder


Decorations Ingredients:

Decorator sugars

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1 cup butter, sugar and egg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add orange juice and vanilla; mix well. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed.

Divide dough into thirds; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (2 to 3 hours).
Instructions:
Heat oven to 400°F. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-third at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8- to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; sprinkle with decorator sugar. Bake for 6 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. ©Land O Lakes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 6 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gotta have those basics...and who could make better butter cookies than "Land O Lakes"???? Decorate and enjoy! The stuff memories are made of!~

 

 

 

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