Confectioner's Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 6mins
SERVES: 60
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  • Beat until light. Add egg and vanilla.
  • Beat until fluffy.
  • Add dry ingredients. Stir just until mixed.
  • Refrigerate. Roll, cut and bake for 6 minutes at 350° on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Cool, frost and decorate.
  • Variations: Spread unbaked shapes with egg white and decorate with sprinkles-then bake. Add 1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans here in Texas). Roll in 1" balls.
  • Bake, cool and toss in a paper lunch sack with confectioner's sugar to coat. Roll dough in 1" balls.
  • Bake, cool and toss in paper bag with sugar/cinnamon mixture to coat. Add 1 cup of candied fruits to dough.
  • Roll in 1" balls. Bake and cool.
  • Divide dough in half.
  • Color dough and use dough as basis of pinwheel cookies or checkerboard cookies.
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