moms butter cookie recipe (very versital)

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By Linda Smith
from Oelwein, IA

This is my Mothers Butter Cookie Dough I also use this for cut out shape cookies, for Black Raspberry Tart Cookies, and the Candy Cane Cookies this dough is versital.

serves 4 dozen
prep time 55 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For moms butter cookie recipe (very versital)

  • 3 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    butter (softened)
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 2 tsp
    milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make moms butter cookie recipe (very versital)

  • 1
    Sift flour, baking powder, and salt set aside.
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar.
  • 3
    Add egg, milk, and vanilla. Beat well.
  • 4
    Blend in dry ingredience gradually
  • 5
    Divide dough in half, add 2 teaspoons of red food coloring to 1/2 dough blend in well.
  • 6
    Refrigerate both portions 1 hour.
  • 7
    Using one teaspoon of red dough roll into rope, do the same thing with white dough twist together make a hook in top you now have a candy cane.
  • 8
    bake on lightly sprayed cookie sheet at 350 degrees for 14 minutes, remove from cookie sheet to racks.

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