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Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), packed
  Egg yolk 1
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until firm, 4 hours or overnight.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
5. Decorate with frosting and colored sprinkles as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Butter

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