Famous Chicago public high school butter cookies

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Lillian Stryczek

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@Stryczek1

This is the actual recipe used in the Chicago public schools in the 60's and 70's.(Senn high school ). This recipe was also published in a Chicago newspaper as one of the favorites. The cookie has a wonderful butter flavor and very delicate texture.It will take you back, Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★☆ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
36 cookies
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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2 c
unsalted butter
1 1/2 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
3 1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Famous Chicago public high school butter cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream butter with mixer untill light and fuffy.
    Add sugar and salt and beat until no longer grainy.
    Gradually add flour a little at a time, beating at low speed untill dough forms.
    Mix in vanilla.
    Form dough into balls, one heaping tablespoon = 1 ball.
    Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet spaced widely- about 9 per sheet.
    Put 1/4 cup of sugar on saucer. Press first 3 fingers into sugar, then press down on ball to flatten to a 3 inch circle wide and 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
    Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 12-15 minutes, until faintly browned around the egdes.
    Gently remove cookies from sheet with a spatula, cool completely on wire racks.

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About Famous Chicago public high school butter cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies




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