Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1 cup sugar

  3. 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  4. 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

  5. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda

  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  7. 2 tablespoons chopped mixed candied fruit, optional Nonpareils, jimmies, melted semisweet chocolate chips and chopped nuts, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Divide into three portions. If desired, add candied fruit to one portion. Shape each into a 5-in. roll; place in a freezer bag. Seal and freeze for up to 3 months. To use frozen dough: Remove from the freezer 1 hour before baking. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with nonpareils and jimmies if desired. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Frost with melted chocolate chips and sprinkle with nuts if desired. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.


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