These cookies are great rolled out or you can put them through the bar cookie disc of a cookie press to make thin cookies. (Using a cookie press is much faster than rolling them out.)
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 2 cups white sugar
- 3 eggs
- 4 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. Sift dry ingredients 3 times; combine thoroughly with egg mixture. Add vanilla.
Roll in waxed paper and store in refrigerator to chill thoroughly.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Roll out dough very thin on well-floured board; cut with cookie cutter. Bake on greased cookie sheets for 6 - 10 minutes.