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One Butter Cookie Recipe Recipe

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This recipe for One Butter Cookie Recipe, by , is from THE BYER FAMILY COOKBOOK , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty DeLong
Added: Saturday, January 21, 2006


1 c. butter
1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 t. almond extract
2 1/2 c. flour
sprinkles for decorating

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In mixing bowl cream
butter; gradually add sugar and beat until light and
Beat in egg and extract. Gradually blend in flour. Chill
dough. Roll out on lightly floured surface to 1/8 in.
thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place on baking
sheets and bake 8-12 minutes. Remove immediately to
rack to cool. Decorate with confection frosting and

Drop cookies can be made by stirring 1 c. cut up
gumdrops (omit licorice) and 1 c. flaked coconut into
basic recipe.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7-8 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Only recipe I found (30 years ago) that will hold their
shape with cookie cutters that have detail!




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