Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

My cousins and I love this family homestead recipe. I finally have this recipe and it is too good not to share. These cookies are great on their own without icing! But, if you have a sweet tooth, or small children, then these are even sweeter iced and decorated.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. - preheat oven to 375' F.
  2. - cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. - add yolks and vanilla
  4. - in a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. - add flour mix to creamed mixture, do not overmix.
  6. - if the dough is too warm, then wrap in plastic and place in fridge for one hour.
  7. - roll out 1/4" and cut into shapes.
  8. - transfer cut cookies to cookie sheet (I use parchment paper).
  9. - bake for 10 - 12 minutes, watch as they brown quickly.
  10. - remove from oven, and immediately transfer to a wire rack with a spatula.
  11. - once cool, decorate as desired.