Family Tested & Approved
butter (16 tablespoons or 1 cup)
powdered sugar (plus extra 2 cups in a shallow dish/bowl for coating baked cookies)
pure vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Using electric hand mixer, cream together the butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar.
Add vanilla, water and flour and mix well with sturdy spoon.
Using hands, form mixture into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets or cookie sheets lined with parchment paper.
Bake at 300 degrees F for 30 minutes.
Working quickly, roll in powdered sugar while still hot.
Let cool, then roll in powdered sugar again.
Store in an airtight container.