Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
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- ½ cup butter
- 1 tablespoon milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg or two yolks, well beaten
- 1½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Cream butter.
- Beat in 1 cup sugar, egg, milk and vanilla.
- Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
- Add to butter mixture.
- Mix well.
- Refrigerate three to four hours or until dough is firm.
- Heat oven to 375 degrees.
- Roll dough into small balls about ¾ inch in diameter.
- Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
- Flatten tops lightly with the bottom of a glass that has been dipped in sugar.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around the edges.
- Transfer to wire racks; cool.
- If desired, brush warm cookies lightly with melted butter; dust with confectioners' sugar.