Powder Cookies (Polvorones)
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cream butter and confectioners' sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
Add flour and vanilla extract; mix well.
Chill for 5 hours.
Roll out on floured surface. Cut into 1-inch cookies. Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes.
Dust with additional confectioners' sugar while hot.
Remove to wire rack to cool.
Yield: 2 1/2 dozen
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