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This is a simple butter cookie that can be used in a cookie press, as a drop cookie or made into a roll and sliced. There is no mystery cookie for a cookie press...any stiff butter type can be used. Just be sure to chill it thoroughly so it keeps its shape while baking.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
additional:
1 hr 15 mins
total:
1 hr 40 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least one hour. Chill cookie sheets.

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Press dough out onto ungreased, chilled cookie sheets.

  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden at the edges. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

103 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 12.7g; fat 5.3g; cholesterol 18.7mg; sodium 54.6mg. Full Nutrition
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