1989 Honorable Mention: Butter Cookies
1 C Butter, , Softened
1/2 C Plus 1 1/2 tb sugar
1 3/4 C All-purpose flour
1 T Vanilla
Sugar for rolling
1. Heat oven to 300 degrees. Cream butter and sugar.
Add flour, a little at a time, then vanilla.
Stir until blended.
2. Roll dough into small balls the size of a walnut, then roll the balls in sugar. Flatten with cookie stamp or bottom of a glass. Put onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until edges are lightly browned, 17 to 20 minutes.
This dough needs no chilling, rolling or cutting. It is easily doubled.