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Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies


  • 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
  • sugar


  1. Cream butter.
  2. Beat in 1 cup sugar, egg, milk and vanilla.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
  4. Add to butter mixture.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Cover.
  7. Refrigerate three to four hours or until dough is firm.
  8. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Roll dough into small balls about ¾ inch in diameter.
  10. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
  11. Flatten tops lightly with the bottom of a glass that has been dipped in sugar.
  12. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around the edges.
  13. Transfer to wire racks; cool.
  14. If desired, brush warm cookies lightly with melted butter; dust with confectioners' sugar.

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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