Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 1 cup granulated sugar

  3. 1 large egg

  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  5. 2 cups all-purpose flour

  6. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  7. 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190°C). Cream together butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Roll out chilled dough on floured surface to about 1/8-inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheets and bake for 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on the sheets about 1 minute before moving to racks. Decorate as desired.


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