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Chicago Public School Cafeteria Butter Cookies


  • 2 sticks (1 cup) softened butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla extract.
  4. Mix in flour in small increments.
  5. Roll dough into balls; Flatten on ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake until golden brown.

Makes about 1 1/2 dozen.