|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Gold medal flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Food coloring||6 Drop|
Mix butter, sugar, and eggs thoroughly.
Stir in cream and vanilla.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir dry ingredients together; blend in.
Tint dough with food coloring as desired.
Chill dough 4 to 5 hr.or overnight.
Heat oven to 400°
Roll dough a little at a time 1/8," thick on well-floured cloth-covered board.
Cut out cookies as directed for special shapes (right).
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 6 to 8 min., or until delicately browned.
Let stand a minute before removing from baking sheet.
If desired, decorate with Easy Creamy Icing or colored sugar.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2986 Calories from Fat 929
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 105 g162%
Saturated Fat 62.4 g312.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 667 mg222.3%
Sodium 1525.1 mg63.5%
Total Carbohydrates 463 g154.4%
Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.8%
Sugars 212.7 g
Protein 47 g93.8%
Vitamin A 67% Vitamin C
Calcium 19.4% Iron 91%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet