Senn High School Chicago Butter Cookies

READY IN: 42mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream 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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