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  • Serves: 48 - 2-1/2 in

Old Fashioned Butter Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/16 c Flour
  • 1 ts Soda
  • =AB ts salt
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1 c Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 6 tb Cold water


Sift flour, soda, salt and nutmeg together. Cream butter and sugar in large
bowl of mixer at med speed for 4 minutes. Add egg and beat on med 1 minute.
Alternate adding dry ingredients in thirds and water twice; mix an
additional 1 minute after dry additions and =AB minute after liquid.
Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 425. Roll dough 1/8-inch
thick on well-floured board. Keep dough chilled while working portions. Cut
desired size, sprinkle with sugar and bake on cookie sheet about 10
minutes. Remove from sheet and while hot to cool on rack.

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