Wednesday, December 17, 2008

World's Greatest Sugar Cookies

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

½ cup butter at room temperature
1 cup sugar
Cream butter. Then stir in sugar.
1 egg
1 tablespoon cream or milk
½ teaspoon vanilla
Mix together and add to above mixture.
1 ½ cups flour – I measure it unsifted
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
Mix together and add to above mixture.

Drop from spoon onto greased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly and sprinkle with sugar.
Bake about 8 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets immediately. Makes about 30 cookies.

Thanks to The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer, 8th ed., Little, Brown & Co., 1948.

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