|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.