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Butter Sugar Cookies



  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. Mix confectioners' sugar, butter, egg and vanilla extract. Mix in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
  2. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  3. Roll out on board lightly dusted with confectioners' sugar. Cut into shapes. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F or until edges are light brown, about 7 minutes.

Posted by JBic at Recipe Goldmine May 18, 2001.


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