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Party Butter Cookies Recipe

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Pauline Shapro
Added: Monday, September 5, 2005


1 c. (2 sticks) butter
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. sifted flour
2 egg yolks/ save whites
¼ tsp. salt

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Blend in egg and vanilla.
Sift flour and salt and then add gradually to creamed mixture.
Shape into 1” diameter balls. Dip into egg whites (slightly
beaten) then roll in nuts.
Place on greased cookies sheets.
Bake 350° for 15-18 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our butter cookie recipe comes from Shirley Weaver a
neighbor of ours in Ben Lomond. I was at her house having
coffee and swapping recipes. While her precious little Otto was
on the deck. Otto was her cute little black dog. It wasn’t long
before Otto had a visitor. Our Koots came to find me. Shirley
jumped up and said, “Excuse me while I chase that ugly, trashy
dog off!” I said, “That’s okay, I will take him home with me.”
It has been a family favorite Christmas cookie since.




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