Rich and delicious cut-out cookies - wonderful for special holiday celebrations! These are the best cut-out cookies the long line of bakers in our family has ever found.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1/2 pound butter, softened
- 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
Mix butter in a mixer until light, add remaining ingredients.
Knead until velvety. Roll one-half of the dough at a time to about 1/4 inch thickness using the smallest amount of flour possible.
Cut out and bake on a lightly greased pan for 12 minutes. Cookies will be almost white when cooked.