Cookies may be flattened with a fork or the bottom of a glass, covered with a damp cloth.
If cookie sheets are not available, use the bottom of bun pans.
Cream butter and sugar. Add water and vanilla blend well.
Stir dry ingredients together and gradually add creamed mixture. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes
CHOCOLATE; Sift 3/4 c. cocoa with dry ingredients. OATMEAL; Use half brown and hale white sugar. Instead of 1 1/2 qts. flour Use 1 qt. flour and 1qt oats. SNICKERDOODLES; Sift 2 tsp. cream of tartar with dry ingredients . Shape into balls about the size of walnuts and roll in 1/4 c. sugar and 1 Tbsp. cinnamon. COCONUT; Use half brown and half whith sugar and 2 c. coconut